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Old October 21, 2012, 01:41 AM   #9
olyinaz
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It was the first military cartridge to be converted to smokless powder.
No. The French 8mm Lebel owns that distinction.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8mm_Lebel

The Krag, in both .30 US and 6,5mm Norwegian, is certainly a 1st generation smokeless rifle though. And fantastic to boot!

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