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Small Arms of WWI Primer 074: Russian Mosin-Nagant 1891

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Extra help in animation from: Matthew Sessions

InRange mud test

Additional reading:

R.N. Chumak

Drei Linien Die Gewehre Mosin-Nagant, Band 1
Karl-Heinz Wrobel

Allied Rifle contracts in America
Luke Mercaldo

Serbian Army Weapons of Victory 1914-1918 Vol 1
Branislav Stankovic and John P. Sheehan

Original music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Safe range space thanks to Triana Protection

In collaboration with The Great War

Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction House

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animation Music from Vector Smash

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