The Soviet Union was the first to begin developing firearms specifically for their combat divers.
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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.
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.
If you have a passion for the history of firearms or collecting old guns then you will probably be familiar
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.
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.
See this Iconic Colt Model 1911 vintage footage from the WWII era and notice the similarity to the FBI pistol training and utilizing Col. Rex Applegate combat shooting methods for close quarter combat.
Back in the WWII era, Disney did their part to help Uncle Sam by making instructional films on how to use the Boys anti-tank rifle.
This vintage video from VDMA Youtube goes over the instructions on the employment of the .55-caliber rifle, This was used to stop or slow down an armored vehicle.
Take a look at this old gadget, possibly for old spy or gansta weapon that features a single shot pistol attached to the body of a folding pocketknife, with the bore running parallel to the blade and a folding trigger that is shaped like a corkscrew.