Martini-Henry: This Rifle Helped Forge the British Empire

June 2, 2021 Topic: Rifles Region: Europe Blog Brand: The Reboot Tags: United KingdomBritish EmpireRiflesGunsHistory

Martini-Henry: This Rifle Helped Forge the British Empire

Successful firearms don’t always have to be revolutionary.

Peter Suciu is a Michigan-based writer who has contributed to more than four dozen magazines, newspapers and websites. He is the author of several books on military headgear including A Gallery of Military Headdress, which is available on Amazon.com.

This article first appeared in October 2020.

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