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!
The Borchardt & Luger Automatic Pistols
Joachim Gortz, Geoffrey Sturgess
Machine Guns of World War I
Leitfaden für die Maschinen Pistole 18, I (1920)
The Schmeisser Myth
Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH
Animations by Bruno!
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C&Rsenal releases their flagship series “Primer” every other week. It focuses on one firearm of the Great War at a time, in depth with animations, live fire demonstrations, and historical context! Our mission is to document and describe historical military small arms from across the world. We hope to share our love for all the attention that went into the design, development, manufacture, and issuance of these pieces.