Playing catch up, we put together some more “full view” images. 21 were added, here are a few favorites:
Our friends on /r/AskHistorians have an AMA up today concerning the small arms of WWI. We’ve elected to create a large graphic displaying the most prominent rifles designs of the time, in scale with each other. Mae and Suzie put in a lot of extra time on this one with me, so I hope everyone enjoys it.
|Rifle||Liao Type 13||Manufacturer||Shenyang Arsenal|
|Cartridge||7.92x57mm, 6.5x50mm||Overall Length||49.2″|
|Action||Rotation Bolt||Barrel Length||29.1″|
|Magazine||5 rounds staggered||Weight||9.4 lbs|
This rare and often misunderstood rifle represents a European prototype that found full production under a Chinese warlord.