The Gewehr 98 (abbreviated as Gew 98 or G 98), is a German bolt-action rifle that was adopted in 1898. The G 98 was developed to replace the earlier G 88 rifle.


Gewehr 98

Standard model.

Karabiner 98

Carbine model.

Karabiner 98b

Gewehr 98 converted to have the carbine features, but remained the same length.

Karabiner 98AZ / Karabiner 98a

1908 carbine model, later redesignated to Kar 98a.

Karabiner 98k

1930s carbine model.

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