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The Biggest Nuclear Explosions Of Military History

Jinny McCormick

Most of us have seen footage or photographs of the explosions at Nagasaki and Hiroshima: the mushroom cloud, the radius, the devastation. Those, however, were…

Longest Sniper Shot in the World – British Soldier Takes Out Machine Gun Team at 2707 Yards

Nikola Budanovic

A Corporal of the Horse and a member of the elite British Household Cavalry unit holds the record for achieving the longest kill shot ever…

The Deadliest Snipers Of World War II

Highly trained and deadly, snipers are and have been an important aspect of warfare. The term, however, first came into use in British India in…

The Story Behind the M-1 Garand Rifle and the story of John C. Garand

Guest Author

From The American Legion Magazine, 1939 SHARP CRACKS of a RIFLE “THE sharp crack of a rifle rang out, and another enemy bit the dust.”…

Saddam’s Secret Super Gun – Project Babylon

Project Babylon was an Iraqi code name for the construction of a supergun, commissioned by Sadam Hussein in 1988. The engineer in charge of the…

Unique Guns of Battlefield 1 – The History behind the Game

While WWI did not consist of soldiers running about with 900 round-per-minute submachine guns, the guns of the video game Battlefield 1 did exist in…

Leonardo’s War Machines – We Ask If The Italian Genius Deliberately Sabotaged His Own Designs

Born in the Tuscan town of Vinci on the 15th of April, 1452, Leonardo  Da Vinci is perhaps best known as the painter of the…

The Story Behind the M-1 Garand Rifle and the story of John C. Garand

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This article was provided by OldMagazineArticles.com From The American Legion Magazine, 1939 SHARP CRACKS of a RIFLE “THE sharp crack of a rifle rang out,…

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden – Fierce General and Master of Early Gunpowder Tactics

We all know that gunpowder weapons exploded onto the scene in the middle ages and changed warfare forever. But how exactly did they change battles…

How The Development Of The Machine Gun Changed Modern Warfare Forever

Kristine Croto

We often hear the term “machine gun” tossed casually into conversation, but did you know that machine guns have been use in one form or…

The Fokker Scourge: Imperial Germany’s Secret Weapon in the First World War

When World War 1 Broke out in 1914, most nations were ill-equipped for a sustained aerial war. The Treaty of Madrid, in 1911, outlined aircraft…

The Weird Multi-Tool Weapon That Soviet Cosmonauts Took Into Orbit

If someone told you that Soviet cosmonauts were going to space armed with something that looks like a sawn-off three-barreled shotgun, would you consider it…