Well, the question centers around what someone thinks is better, always an interesting topic for discussion. At the time the Krag, along with the Lee-Enfield, the thinking was that the rounds in the magazine were for emergency use. It usually takes a war for the some militaries to change their mind.
Shoot low, sheriff. They're riding Shetlands!
Underneath the starry flag, civilize 'em with a Krag,
and return us to our own beloved homes!
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