Category: GUNS

12 Key Moments in the History of Artillery

In creating gunpowder weapons, European engineers took a Chinese innovation and made a deadly weapon of war. From the start, this was as much about…

Top 5 Overly Complicated Guns

Some guns are famed for their elegant simplicity, but some are notorious for their complexity. In this video, we take a look at five firearms…

Early Chinese Firearms Production – By Mislav Barić

Early records show that the discovery of gunpowder wasn’t a plan based on empirical knowledge. It was merely a coincidence and a result of consecutive…

Top 5 Firearms That Changed The World

Some firearms have had such a great impact on global events that their very silhouette is synonymous with global events. This is a list of…

German Mauser C96, Famous from James Bond & Star Wars!

The Mauser C96 is a semi-automatic pistol that was built by the German arms manufacturer Mauser from 1896–1937. The C96 gained fame in recent times…

The Short Life of the Anti-tank Rifle – the Browning M2 and Others

Ian Harvey

Armored tanks were first used on a large scale during World War One. It didn’t take long after their appearance on the battlefield for arms…

7 Weapons That Transformed the Face of War

Every new weapon changes the nature of battle in some way. Certain weapons have come to define war, and to transform the way it is…

The M2 Carbine (1945)

When originally designed, the M1 carbine was intended to have only selective-fire capabilities. When actual production on the gun began, the decision was made to…

The German Paris Gun – Super Gun Of WWI

The Paris Gun was a type of German long-range siege gun, several of which were used to bombard Paris during World War I. They were…

The Story Behind the M-1 Garand Rifle and the story of John C. Garand – from The American Legion Magazine, 1939

From The American Legion Magazine, 1939 SHARP CRACKS of a RIFLE “THE sharp crack of a rifle rang out, and another enemy bit the dust.”…