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FN Mausers and the Fight for Israel

When Israel declared its independence in 1948, it acquired rifles—including some used by the Germans during World War II—from any source it could find. New Mausers made at FN saw service in the Israeli War of Independence, and on through the Six-Day War.

Deer Rifles: How G.I.s Helped Revive Fabrique Nationale

After the liberation of Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale by G.I.s in 1944, demand for pistols—and then deer rifles—helped the gunmaker recover from the cataclysm of World War II.

The Guns of the Boer Commandos

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. But the Boers used other arms as well—everything from single-shots to "Long" Lee-Enfields.

Mauser M12

Mark Keefe sends the new Mauser Model 12 downrange at SHOT Show 2014. Check out this preview to an upcoming American Rifleman feature article.

The Mauser M12

The M12 is a precise, but affordable, bolt-action rifle from the same group that created one of the most popular military and sporting rifles-Mauser.

Model 1898 Mauser

The benchmark used to measure bolt-action rifles.

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