Skip to content

Small Arms of WWI Primer 107: US Winchester 1897 “Trench Gun”

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!

Check out the Winchester 1895 Book!

Additional reading:
Notes and records provided by Archival Research Group
Please support their efforts!

The Winchester Model 1893 Shotgun
Winchester Arms Collectors .
Bert Harman

The Winchester Book
George Madis

Complete Guide to United States Military Combat Shotguns
Bruce N. Canfield

Jungle Patrol, the Story of the Philippine Constabulary (1901-1936)
Vic Hurley

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

Support this content at:

Or buy prints from the show:

Snail Mail us at:
PO Box 80849
Charleston, SC 29416

Leave a Reply