Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Worst Military Rifle of the 20th Century

If, as the of-stated line goes: "The Mosin rifle fought itself in every major war and lost each time," then the absolute worst rifle of the century had to be this:


The Mauser M98 and its younger brother, the K98:


The 1898 was the principal rifle of Germany through two world wars, both of which were started by Germany and both of which she lost. When the Red Army fought its way into Berlin, the soldiers were carrying Mosin rifles.


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

So would that make the Lee-Enfield the best military rifle of the 20th century? It won in both world wars whereas the Garand wasn't around for the first one, the '03 Springfield was in limited use for the second one.

Al_in_Ottawa

Murphy's Law said...

Gotta say, I do loves me some Mausers, especially the 98K. Mosins, on the other hand? Unless they're Finn M39s, not so much.