Festung Europa is a realism-based, multiplayer combined arms tactical shooter, currently under development by Jackboot Games for the PC: Take your place at the front lines as British and Canadian forces face the might of the German war machine during one of the most pivotal moments in World War II. From the bloody landing beaches at Gold, Sword, and Juno to the battered streets of Caen to the desperate, desolate fields outside of Falaise, you will fight side by side with your squad mates against the enemy as you participate in historical Operations such as Perch, Epsom, Charnwood, Goodwood and Totalise.
The Karabiner 98 Kurz, or K98, was the standard battle rifle of the German soldier during World War 2. Based on the famous and often copied Mauser bolting system of its predecessor, the K98 was a rifle known for being a very dependable and accurate weapon. Attachments included the bayonet for all riflemen, a Schiessbecher for firing 30mm rifle grenades and of course various scopes and telescopic sights.