What does 30-40 Krag stand for?
30-40 Krag was the first smokeless powder round adopted by the U.S. military, it retained the “caliber-charge” naming system of earlier black powder cartridges, i.e. a . 30-caliber bullet propelled by 40 grains (2.6 g) of smokeless powder.
Was the Krag a good rifle?
The Krag-Jørgensen rifle was a long way from being perfect, but it served us well in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine War and a few other lesser imbroglios. Many Krags were sporterized into some mighty graceful deer rifles, as the performance of the . 30-40 Krag cartridge fell somewhere between the . 30-30 Win.
Was the Krag-Jørgensen used in ww2?
Made in 1890, this carbine was used by a Danish family over three generations. Initially used in WWI against the Germans, this carbine was again wielded against the Germans in WWII.