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How Mauser almost killed WW2

How Mauser almost killed WW2

How a Mauser C-96 Almost Killed Churchill and Changed World History The story of the ‘broomhandle’ Mauser gun begins between 1890 and 1895, when Feederle brothers (Fidel, Friedrich and Joseph), employees of Paul Mauser, owner of the Mauser company, designed and developed a new pistol on their own accord. It was a recoil operated, locking breech, semi-automatic gun. Serial production began in 1896,... »