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Unlovely but Effective: the Berthier

by Paul Scarlata   |  December 27th, 2011 0

The French got off to an early start with smallbore, smokeless powder rifles, but stayed too long at the fair with the Lebel. Its supplement, the Berthier, was a clear improvement. Read about it in the 1/20 and 2/20 issues of SGN

Mousqueton d'Artillerie Modifiè Modèle M.16

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These military engineers in 1914 were armed with Mousqueton d'Artillerie Modèle 1892. If you wondered what stacking rods were for, this is it. (Jean Huon)

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