See also the SMLE portable sub-target device. For the uninitiated, it should be mentioned that the terminology officially used for this rifle is rather ambiguous. It could easily be understood that the rifle has been designed with a 'short magazine' when, in fact, it is the rifle that is short rather than the magazine. Below: the original rifle, latterly known as the "No. The terminology of the day used by the military was " Rifle, Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield "; the punctuation applied illustrating that the rifle, as shown above, was a shortened version of the original Magazine-fed Lee-Enfield M. E which preceded it, an example of which is shown below in the form of a.
World War I/II: Lee-Enfield Rifle
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New Posts. Members Profile. Post Reply. OK Goosic, to continue the theme of fairer and perhaps smarter gender As a machinist and amateur historian I have learned that "Rosie the Riveter" was not a riveter. In fact she was a machinist at the Alameda Navel Base.
Charlton Automatic Rifle
Yet it's a good rifle, just as sturdy and even more accurate than the old SMLE. Its only real flaws were the cartridge it was chambered for the obsolete. British military rifles have a style of their own.
By CaptainMercaptan, 8 April , in Arms and other weapons. The Serial Number is The numbers on the action, bolt and barrel are matching.