Guns | War History

The Submachine Gun – An Infantry Weapon Which Changed The Face Of Warfare

From the First World War to the Second World War, the submachine gun played an important part in infantry fighting. A small machine gun firing…

The Bayonet Has Been A Part Of Warfare For Over 400 Years – Here Are 8 Key Stages In Its History

The bayonet, capable of turning a gun into a stabbing weapon, has been a feature of warfare since the 17th century. It has gone through…

Fast Facts – History of the Hand Grenade – An Essential Infantry Weapon In Modern Warfare

Hand grenades play an important part in modern war as lightweight and hard-hitting infantry weapons. But their development hasn’t been a steady one, and for…

Shooting The Woodpecker – The WW2 Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun In Action (Watch)

First designed and produced by the Japanese Imperial Army, the Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun is a formidable weapon. It saw use throughout the Second…

Top Five Infantry Rifles From World War Two (Watch)

This video looks at five of the best the rifles used by the forces that fought in World War II. These are the French MAS-36,…

Firing the Massive WW2 88mm FLAK Gun – Massive Anti-Aircraft Gun

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

Watch This Live Fire Training From Inside AC-130U Spooky Gunship

The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed ground attack aircraft currently in service with the United States Air Force. It is a variation of…

The AK-47 And The M-16 Show What They Can Do (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

The AK-47 and the M16 were two important rifles of the period following the Second World War. The AK-47, often known as the Kalashnikov after…

Top Five Infantry Rifles From World War Two (Watch)

This video looks at five of the best the rifles used by the forces that fought in World War II. These are the French MAS-36,…

Locked on Full Auto – Firing the 1919 Browning Automatic Rifle in Texas

The Browning Automatic Rifle, or simply BAR, proved to be one of the most reliable weapons of the Second World War. Developed on the eve…

WW2 Weapons: The M1 Garand Firing In Slow Motion (Watch)

General George S. Patton, one of the most important Allied generals of World War II, called the M1 Garand Rifle ‘the greatest battle implement ever…

Serious Hardware – Testing Out German WW2 Machine Guns On The Firing Range (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

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