Guns | War History

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…

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…

Massively Super-Sized Siege Guns From World War One And Two

In the 19th century, transport limitations restricted the size of artillery. If a piece of equipment could not be pulled by horses, then it could…

Part 2: Anakonda 16 – More Fantastic Photos Of Modern Military In Action

This year the Polish Army led a multinational joint exercise of NATO in Eastern Europe – Anakonda 16. 24 countries, 31,000 soldiers, over 100 aircraft, 12…

Shooting The WW2 German MP40 Submachine Gun – This Guy Is Having A Lot Of Fun

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…

Newly Released Graphic WWII Footage Of Flamethrower Use Shows The Brutal Reality Of The War

Evidence of just how brutal World War II could be is still coming to light 70 years after it ended.  Video footage of the Australian…

What A Blast – Firing The Amazingly Powerful WW2 German PAK-40 Anti-Tank Gun

Joris Nieuwint

The 75 millimeter Pak 40 anti-tank gun was a German anti-tank gun developed during WWII from 1939-1941. PAK is the abbreviation for “Panzerabwehrkanone.” Initially, the…

Firing The Popular Thompson Submachine Gun – Full Auto (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

Black and white gangster movies from the 1930s were, and still are, hugely popular. The weapon of choice in these movies is almost always the…

USS Firebolt – Live Ammo Drill – Firing The Monstrously Powerful Twin .50 Machine Guns (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

Watch these US sailors at sea onboard the USS Firebolt, as they undertake live ammo drills. They’re firing extremely powerful .50 caliber machine guns; the…

Anakonda 16 – Mind-Blowing Photos And Video Of Modern Military In Action – NATO Joint Exercise In Poland – Part 1

This year the Polish Army led a multinational joint exercise of NATO in Eastern Europe – Anakonda 16. 24 countries, 31,000 soldiers, over 100 aircraft, 12…

Leonardo’s War Machines – The Italian Genius May Have 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…

Powerful Pieces of Kit – 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.…