By Lars Dalseide | October 20 2014 17:11

NRA News' Cam & Company brings the British Short Magazine on for Curator's Corner

Schreier holds the British SMLE Mk III Bolt Action Rifle at the National Firearms Museum

For this week’s edition of Curator’s Corner, NRA Museums Senior Curator Philip Schreier decided to reach back into history. Back into the Egyptian coastal city of El Alamein. 1942 as Montgomery led the 8th Army against the forces of Rommel. At the side of most British soldiers was the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III.

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