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Small Arms of WWI Primer 132: Danish Krag–Jørgensen 1889/10

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:

Vaabenhistoriske Aarbøger XIII
“1889-Geværet i det danske Forsvars Tjeneste”
A.N. Hvidt

Vaabenhistoriske Aarbøger XXXVI
“Indførelse af det danske Gevær 1889: Fra Remington til Krag-Jørgensen”
Bjørn A. Nielsen

Experiment and Trial: Prototypes and Test Models of International Military Small Arms of the 19th and early 20th Century
Mathieu Willemsen

Norske militærgeværer etter 1867
Karl Egil Hanevik

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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