Category: History

August 16th, 2018 by Danielle Breteau

The Spetnaz’s Underwater RiflesThrough The Years Story and photographs by Andrew Young International warfare has created some of the most

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August 8th, 2018 by asjstaff

Only 5 inches long and weighing a pound, this single-shot pistol was conceived as an instrument of chaos in the darkest times of the war.

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July 19th, 2018 by asjstaff

The Karabiner 98 kurz, or K98k, is a bolt-action rifle chambered for the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge

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June 28th, 2018 by asjstaff

Nicknamed “Hitler’s Buzzsaw” the sound was unlike anything else on the battlefield at that time. The allied nations facing this weapon were seriously outgunned.

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June 6th, 2018 by Danielle Breteau

The Soviet Union was the first to begin developing firearms specifically for their combat divers.

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May 22nd, 2018 by asjstaff

In the autumn of 1864 Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew wrote to President Lincoln asking him to express condolences to Mrs. Lydia Bixby, a widow believed to have lost five sons during the Civil War.

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May 4th, 2018 by asjstaff

The Russian PPSh-41 was known to many as the “Burp Gun” due to the sound it made when fired. With an incredibly high cycling rate of around 1,000 rounds per minute, this submachine gun is incredible.

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April 30th, 2018 by asjstaff

If you have a passion for the history of firearms or collecting old guns then you will probably be familiar

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March 9th, 2018 by asjstaff

This 80’s video shared on Youtube tells us the historical role that the Stoner 63 played for the elite military unit and how adaptive it was on the battlefield.

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March 8th, 2018 by asjstaff

About 50 years near Vietnam, a helicopter that wasn’t officially there fended off an attack on a post that didn’t officially exist, with the help of a single Kalash.

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