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Small Arms of WWI Primer 095: French Hotchkiss 1914

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


Special Thanks: Jeff II and William

Additional reading:

Les Mitrailleuses Francaises
Jean Huon and Alain Barrellier

The Hotchkiss Company During the Great War
Pierre de la Gorce (probably)

Norske Mitraljoser og Maskingevaerer: Hotchkiss, Madsen og Colt
Tom Flatby and Folke Myrvang

La Mitraileuse Francaise Hotchkiss Modele 1914
La Gazette des Armes 427
Luc Guillou

The Belgian Army in the Great War: Portable Service Weapons
Pierre Lierneux

The Machine Gun, Vol 1
George M. Chinn

Safe range space thanks to Triana Protection

Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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