You are correct but that's easier said than done. But I am also among those who missed the original poster's mention of single shot bolt actions.
In Europe, single shot bolt actions were what armies used before they adopted repeating rifles, usually. I think Landwehr was like the third-line component of the army, at least in the German armies, maybe second-line.
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