Guns | War History

Five Facts – The Most Widely Used Gun in the World – The AK-47

Joris Nieuwint

What do you know about the most widely used gun in the world? In a tale of historic irony, the Russian soldier who invented the…

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…

FG-42 vs M1 Garand: 2-Gun Action Match (Watch)

For this month’s 2-Gun Action Challenge Match, we had a .308 FG-42, loaned from SMG Guns, which I handed off to my friend Karl to…

5 Facts: The M1 Garand Rifle – More Than 6 Million Produced! (Watch)

Joris Nieuwint

The M1 Garand rifle is a 0.30 caliber semi-automatic US rifle designed in 1928 by Canadian-American firearms designer John Garand. It was in service as…

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…

Light Machine Guns During WW2 And Beyond – The British Bren Gun vs The German MG 34 Spandau (Watch)

The light machine gun was an important weapon of World War II. Designed to support infantry, it could be carried and operated by a single…

Check It Out – Info and Pics – The Top 5 Important Battle Rifles in the World (Watch)

A Battle Rifle is the name used for a select-fire rifle that fires a full caliber cartridge. They were important weapons during World War II…

Five Facts – The Number One Infantry Weapon of the US Armed Forces: The M4 Carbine (Watch)

The M4 Carbine is the primary infantry weapon of the United States Armed Forces. It replaces the M16 Assault Rifle, which is longer and heavier.…

The M1903 Springfield and the M1 Garand Compete for the Title Of Best US WWII Sniper Rifle (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…

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…

The 1847 Colt Walker: The Most Powerful Handgun Ever Used by The U.S. Military

Heather Fishel

Although the people within a military’s ranks make up its power and potential, so too do the weapons the soldiers carry. With the right armaments,…

Firing German Second World War Weaponry – The MG42 Machine Gun

MG42 Machine Gun

This video looks at the MG-42, a World War II German machine gun. It is being fired as part of a demonstration at Dellwood Park, Lockwood,…