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Title: German K98 Cavalry carbine
Authors: Mauser & Co, Oberndorf
Mauser, Wilhelm
Mauser, Pol
Keywords: WWI
First World War
World War One
Great War
Issue Date: 1898
Description: German Cavalry Karabiner 98 Rifle(K98). This firearm was designed for to WWI Cavalry regiments, its advantage being its short length. This made it easy to operate for mounted troops. It later became the standard weapon of the German Army in World War 2 and was issued to all troops.
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World War I

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