Guns | War History

Top 5 Best Assault Rifles

An assault rifle has to meet a certain set of criteria. It must be select-fire and use an intermediate cartridge. In this video we explain…

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…

All You Need To Know About the Browning M1918 BAR (Watch)

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…

Leonardo’s War Machines – Did The Italian Genius Deliberately Sabotage His Own Design?

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…

10 Biggest Nuclear Explosions

Most of us have seen footage or photographs of the explosions at Nagasaki and Hiroshima: the mushroom cloud, the radius, the devastation. Those, however, were…

A Rough Guide of the Costs of Guns During WWII

Jack Beckett

We know that millions of weapons were made during WWII – but do we know the cost of their production? This isn’t a bulletproof guide,…

All You Need To Know About the Sturmgewehr (Watch)

After several years of rejecting the idea of a new automatic or semi-automatic weapon, Hitler asked his top commanders on the Eastern Front what they…

6 Ways the Victorians Made Better Guns

The late nineteenth century saw huge steps forward in firearms technology. Many fundamentals of modern weaponry were created in this period. Even among the top…

Top 5 Overly Complicated Guns (Watch)

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…

This is Simply Amazing: 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…

Top Facts about the .50 Caliber Machine Gun

Waqas Ali

The quest for automatic weaponry has been around since the invention of the gun itself and war engineers have always tried their best to design…

Top 5 Submachine Guns

The submachine gun is falling quickly into obsolescence, but they still fill a few important roles and are incredibly fun to shoot. In this episode…