Small Arms of WWI Primer 005: German Gewehr 1898 "Mauser" Rifle



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!

Mauser Gewehr 1898 Cartridge: 7.92x57mm Capacity: 5 rnds Length: 49.2" weight: 9 lbs

Extra thanks to Georgy for all the time hunting images!

Additional reading:

The German Rifle : A comprehensive history of the standard bolt-action designs, 1871-1945 John Walter http://astore.amazon.com/candrprimer-20/detail/390252605X

Mauser Bolt Rifles Ludwig Olson http://astore.amazon.com/candrprimer-20/detail/B000H7ODL8

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