Guns | War History

American WW2 Sniper Rifles: The Springfield Versus The M1 Garand (Watch)

In this video Paul Shull, host of ‘The Weapon Hunter’ asks the question – which sniper rifle used in World War 2 is better? Is…

10 Facts – The Tsar Bomba – the Biggest Bomb The World Has Ever Seen

Lincoln Riddle

Every aspect of the phrase, ‘weapons of mass destruction,’ applies to the Tsar Bomba. The weapon was the Soviet Union’s rebuttal to the United States…

7 World War Two Handguns For Normal Shooters And Collectors

War History Online presents this guest article by Sam Hoober, contributing editor for Bigfoot Gun Belts and Alien Gear Holsters. There were a number of…

Winnie and Pooh: innocent names for big Second World War guns

Just the sight of the big guns that at one time guarded the coasts of southern England in World War II would intimidate the faint…

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…

The M4 Carbine: Weapon of Choice for the US Army

The US Army is globally active. At all times, they are in action on several continents from arid deserts to tropical jungles to urban centers.…

The Handgun Collector – Luger and Walther P.38 Handguns – Classics of WW2

War History Online presents this Guest Article by Tom Whiteman, long-time Luger and Walther collector and owner of Legacy Collectibles.  Effective Military Weapons The Luger and Walther…

Mighty Vickers Mark IV Naval Gun Restored for its 100th Birthday

War History Online presents this Guest Article by Tim Randle This WW1 1916 Vickers 4 Inch Mark IV Naval Gun was presented to the Talisman Sea Cadets…

The German Paris Gun – Super Gun Of WWI

The most powerful gun to be fielded in the First World War was the German Paris Gun. Several of these guns were produced and used…

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…

Fire In Warfare: Seven Devastating Incendiary Weapons From Military History

Fire has played a devastating part in the history of war. Even when not weaponized, it could be unleashed during pillaging of towns, leading to…

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…