Lee-Metford

English: The Lee-Metford rifle was a breech-loading British army service rifle, combining James Paris Lee's rear-locking bolt system and ten-round magazine with a seven groove rifled barrel designed by William Ellis Metford. It replaced the Martini-Henry rifle in 1888, following nine years of development and trials, but remained in service for only a short time until replaced by the similar Lee-Enfield.
Polski: Lee-Metford - karabin skonstruowany przez Jamesa Parrisa Lee. Pierwszy karabin powtarzalny przyjęty do uzbrojenia armii brytyjskiej.
Last modified on 27 October 2013, at 10:36