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Review: Smith Manufacturing FG42 Type I

Germany’s World War II era Fallschirmjägergewehr 42 solved the full-power, machine-rifle puzzle. The Smith Manufacturing Group made replica allows us to explore this fascinating rifle in a semi-auto version.

Handloads: An Easy-Recoiling 8 mm Mauser

Most Americans identify it simply as the 8 mm Mauser, but it has also been referred to as 7.92x57 mm Mauser, 8x57 mm Mauser, 8x57 mm JS and 8x57 mm S.

The Gewehr M2021: A Modernized Mauser 98

Despite having been developed more than a century ago, the Mauser 98 action is still one of the best bolt action designs ever conceived. Follow Jeromy Knepp as he sets up his own "modernized Mauser."

ARTV Preview: Remington Ammunition, Taurus TX22 Competition and The M1886 Lebel

On this week of American Rifleman Television, we go behind the scenes at Remington's ammunition plant in Lonoke, Ark., test out the Taurus TX22 Competition and look back and the French M1886 Lebel.

 

I Have This Old Gun: Karabiner 98AZ

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the history and development of the Mauser designed Karabiner Model 98AZ carbine chambered in 8 mm Mauser and used in large numbers by Imperial Germany towards the end of World War I.

World War II German Sniper Systems: Rifles, Optics & Ammo

Throughout World War II the Germans used and developed several variations of sniper optics and rifles that evolved throughout the course of the war.

This Old Gun: Gewehr 98

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the history and development of the Mauser designed Gewehr 98 service rifle chambered in 8 mm Mauser.

'Over There': The Harlem Hellfighters in WWI

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment "Over There! Part 6: Soldiers, But Not Equal" to learn about American American soldiers of the AEF who fought on the Western Front and earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters."

At The Range: Gewehr 98

Watch this American Rifleman "At The Range" video segment above to learn about the German Gewehr 98 service rifle chambered in 8 mm Mauser.

The Hotchkiss Model Of 1914 Heavy Machine Gun

A century ago, the American Expeditionary Force entered heavy combat in France, and the Doughboys’ most-used heavy machine gun during the Great War was the French Hotchkiss Model of 1914.

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