The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the United States Armed Forces, but that was not always the case. Here we look at the history and formation of the Marine Corps marksmanship practices.
The Krag, and its .30-40 Krag cartridge, enjoyed a much longer hunting life because a large number of surplus Krag rifles and carbines were sold to civilians.
In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the July 18, 1894 issue: Trial of the Krag-Jorgensen Rifle.
I Have This Old Gun: U.S. Krag-Jorgensen
Although it was slick, fast and accurate, the Krag was obsolete before it even went into production.