Guns | War History

Beautifully Made Rifle: Firing The Classic Winchester Model 1873 (Watch)

Malcolm Higgins

One of the first repeating rifles to be produced, the Winchester was based on the Henry rifle, which first appeared in the 1860’s. Although the…

Classic First World War Weapons: Heavy Machine Guns (Watch)

The First World War remains one of the worst military conflicts in human history, marked by an immense loss of life on both sides. It…

Rapid Fire – Classic Weapons – Firing A Reproduction 1877 “Bulldog” Gatling Gun (Watch)

Malcolm Higgins

While the machine gun has become a fixture of 20th and 21st Century warfare, its roots lie as far back as the mid-1800’s. The Gatling…

Shooting the MG-34 and MG-42

Joris Nieuwint

These two machine guns, the MG-34 and MG-42, were the primary arms given to the German infantry and their vehicles throughout World War 2. In…

Awesome – Firing the 88mm FLAK Gun (Watch)

One of the most famous weapons used by the Germans in World War II was the Flugabwehrkanoneor – Flak for short. The word means ‘aircraft…

The Great War: Snipers In World War One (Watch)

Malcolm Higgins

During the First World War, combat on the Western Front took a number of different forms. The most iconic strategies we now remember are the…

The Breda 37 In Action – The Heaviest “Light” Machine Gun Of WWII (Watch)

During the Second World War, the Breda 37 became the Royal Italian Army’s standard machine gun. It was a reliable and effective weapon, and aside…

Firing Japan’s First Light Machine Gun – The Type 11 (Watch)

After the Russo-Japanese war ended in 1905, Japan and its military realized that machine guns would be a significant asset in any future conflicts. After…

A Groundbreaking Weapon In Its Time: Firing The 1903 Springfield Rifle (Watch)

Although, as its name suggests, the 1903 Springfield rifle was designed early in the 20th Century, it was still in use by the time of…

Be Careful How You Handle These Things – 10 Grenade Fails (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

Grenades are, it goes without saying, lethal weapons so if you are ever in a position of using one then be sure you know what…

The Colt 1911 – Perfect Replica Of The Classic WW1 Pistol In Action (Watch)

The Colt Firearms Company has been renowned in their field for more than a century, and the M1911 pistol is a classic example of the…

Shooting the German MP40 submachine gun

Joris Nieuwint

The MP40 submachine gun was made to use with the 9x19mm Parabellum cartridge. This submachine gun was developed in Germany by the Nazis and the…