Shooting the Austro-Hungarian 1867 M Werndl rifle

werndlI have a really elegant military rifle for you today. The Austro-Hungarian Werndl rifle is one of the most intersting single shot breech loading rifles of the World.

 

It was designed to replace the muzzleloader Lorenz and converted breechn loader Wänzl rifles in the Austro-Hungarian Army. By the year of 1867 it was one of the best military rifles of the World.

 

This is the rifle that moved the Austro-Hungarian soldier into the modern age. It was not used in many conflicts, but it is a very interesting part of military history. let’s learn some military history now.