The Weapons Of World War II

Rifles, Pistols, and Guns: A History of World War II Weapons It was the deadliest war in the history of humanity. Nearly every country on the globe played some part in World War Two, and when it finally ended in 1945, an estimated 60 to 70 million people,…
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World War One: A History of Weapons in the Great War

The Weapons Of World War I It was called the war to end all wars, but rather than signaling an end to future international conflict, World War I merely laid the foundation for the even greater carnage of World War II. The war, which was unprecedented in the…

History Of The AK-47

A History Of The AK-47 Rifle American soldiers first came up against the AK47 in the jungles of Vietnam during the early 1960’s.  Before that the earliest reference to this Soviet designed weapon came from a 1953 CIA resource with only a rough drawing that suggested this new…

History Of The AR-15

With the politicization of gun rights in the U.S., the AR15 became the poster gun for both sides. Beloved by gun rights supporters, the rifle represents the ideal of the Second Amendment: a tool of not quite military standards in the hands of citizens ready to defend hearth…
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Guns That Won the West: A History of Western Firearms

Guns Of The Wild West There are plenty of firearm manufacturers that claim to have produced “The Gun that Won the West.” And as long as there are Old West devotees, there will be a debate going on somewhere about which gun actually should hold that coveted title.…