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K98k Rifle: Backbone of the Wehrmacht


The German K98k served Nazi Germany from the mid 1930s until the end of World War II, and was by far the most prolific German small arm during the conflict. The rifle is essentially a shorter, lighter, and handier version of the old Gewehr 98 rifles with some tweaks and modifications to make it more [Read More…]

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Friday Field Strip: WWII German G43


This is our first, of many I hope, Friday Field Strip. Each week we will do a field strip of a different firearm. This week we strip the¬†German G43 rifle, which is essentially a G41(W) rifle improved with the addition of a gas system inspired by the Soviet SVT rifles. However, the unique [Read More…]