Survival Ammunition: 8x57mm Mauser

The .30-06 Springfield cartridge wasn’t created out of thin air, just like the rifle for which it was created. The 1903 Springfield rifle was essentially a modified small-ring Mauser, developed in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War after US forces had found themselves incredibly outgunned by Spanish Mauser-armed forces. The .30-06 Springfield cartridge was essentially […]

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