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Small Arms of WWI Primer 046: British SMLE



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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:

The Lee-Enfield: A Century of Lee-Metford & Lee-Enfield Rifles & Carbines Ian Skennerton

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Original music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Historical music from this episode:

A Little Bit of Cucumber Harry Champion

It's a Long Way to Tipperary John McCormack in 1914

Safe range space thanks to Shoot Logic

In collaboration with The Great War

Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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