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The U.S. Model 97 Trench Gun alongside two other useful weapons of WWI trench warfare, the Colt M1911 pistol and the M1917 bayonet. Brass cartridge cases were needed because the wet conditions in the trenches made  paper cases unreliable.

M97 Trench Gun

Winchester’s 12 gauge close-quarters scattergun that served in WWI and beyond!