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Small Arms Primer 159: “Arisaka” Type 35

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Othais and Mae delve into the story of this classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

Additional reading:

China’s Small Arms of the 2nd Sino-Japanese War
Bin Shih & Stanley Zielinksi

Historical Dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War
Rotem Kowner

The Early Arisakas
Francis C. Allan , Doss H. White, Dr. Standley Zielinksi

Japanese Contract Rifles
Doss H. White , Francis C. Allen

The Arisaka Rifle
Bill Harriman

British Secondary Small Arms 1914 – 1919 Vol. 1
A. O. Edwards

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