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Small Arms of WWI Primer 093: Ottoman Mauser 1893

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!

Additional reading:

Mauser Bolt Rifles
Ludwig Olson

Mauser Military Rifles of the World
Robert W. D. Ball

The Birth of Modern Turkey: The Ottoman Military and the March to WWI
Handan Nezir-Akmese, Handan Nezir Akmeşe
Arming the Sultan
Naci Yorulmaz

Mauser-Gewehre und Mauser-Patente
R.H. Korn

Safe range space thanks to Triana Protection

Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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