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Small Arms Primer 179: Martini-Henry MkIV

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C&Rsenal presents its Primer series where we delve into the story of this classic firearm. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal continues to present in-depth small arms history every other week. Join us each Tuesday!

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Additional reading:
The Martini-Henry for Queen and Empire
Neil Aspinshaw

A Treatise on the British Military Martini : The Martini-Henry 1869 – C1900
B.A. Temple & I.D. Skennerton

The Martini-Henry Note-Book
Malcolm Cobb

Peabody Firearms
Edward Hull

The Turkish Connection: The Saga of the Peabody-Martini Rifle
Man at Arms Magazine Volume 1 #2 1879
William O. Achtermeier

Mitteilungen der Thurgauischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft Issue 13 (1898)

Türk-Amerikan Silah Ticareti Tarihi
Ali Ihsan Gencer, Ali Fuat Örenc, & Metin Ünver

The Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine, July 1884
British Bayonets – W. Kynynmound

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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