The K98k is essentially the same rifle that was used in the WW1 Gew98 guise, and even more similar to the Kar98az. The Mauser action is iconic, not only for its military service but also as the most common action in most modern hunting rifles.
The Mauser 98 has served with many countries through multiple conflicts and it is considered to be the pinnacle example of strength and reliability.
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