Small Arms of WWI Primer 017: German Gewehr 1888

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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!

German Gewehr 1888 "Commission Rifle" Cartridge: 7.92x57mm Capacity: 5 rnds Length: 49" weight: 8.5 lbs

Here we review Germany's first smokeless rifle, which would serve in a secondary role through WWI in Germany, and perhaps a more active role in the Ottoman Empire.

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