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The .308 Winchester is One of the Best

October 25, 2008
By KENNETH COBB, For The Inter-Mountain

During World War II, the United States Army started altering cartridges by making them shorter. This would allow an infantryman to carry more ammunition than the standard 30-06 cartridge. The .300 Savage was utilized and was quickly rejected. The neck of the .300 Savage is just too short to hold a military combat bullet.

 
 

 

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