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Fascinating Post-WWII Prototype: Spanish 8X33mm Mosqueton CB-51 Carbine

Post-WWII arms development has many interesting concepts.

This Spanish 8X33mm Mosqueton CB-51 Carbine is just one of many prototypes. Ian from Forgotten Weapons takes a look at the ultra rare Spanish 8X33mm Mosqueton CB-51 Carbine.

After World War Two many countries had quite the interest in new arms development. Many prototype weapons failed to catch on and became Forgotten Weapons.

That is also the tale of this ultra rare Spanish Mosqueton CB-51 Carbine. Chambered most likely for the 8X33mm cartridge, this prototype has many features borrowed from other firearms. This prototype rifle has many interesting features.

Ian from Forgotten Weapons gives us the full story on the Spanish 8X33mm Mosqueton CB-51 Carbine. This experiment is indeed just a step in the evolution of the modern military rifle.

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Fascinating Post-WWII Prototype: Spanish 8X33mm Mosqueton CB-51 Carbine