well… no one should go trench jumping without a club
Ouch. That’s some Walking Dead stuff right there.
love the myth of the 1903 springer when in fact there were more P17 Enfields than 03 Springfields used by the US in France and the only reason the P17 wasn’t adopted post war was because of the sights ( P17 had a very capable and effective battlefield sight where 03 had a better “Marksman” shooting on a range sight).
No mention of the Winchester ‘97 and Model 12 trench shotguns? I thought Germany even filed a protest against their use:
Pops Treasures. Said his WWII Ranger unit had '97’s for close in night crawls.
Very cool! I have a Model 12 and really want to add a ‘97 to my collection. A shortened trench ‘97 like yours would be even better!
Nice brass paperweight , never seen one with a built in letter opener though.