Guns of the Old West Fall 2017
Porter Turret Rifle: The Most Interesting, Flawed Civil War Gun
Step back in time as we take a look at the interesting, but very flawed Porter turret rifle which saw limited use during the Civil War.
Steyr MP34: The Top Dog of German WWII Submachine Guns
In the hands of the worst bad guys in modern history, the classic Steyr MP34 submachine gun earns its top spot in military weapons history.
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6 Rifles Used by the Afrikaners During the Second Boer War
Afrikaners used an assortment of long arms to fight the British during the Second Boer War. Here we look at six of them.
International Harvester’s Post-WWII M1 Garand Rifles
A look back at how International Harvester became a chief supplier of M1 Garand rifles after the end of the Second World War.
Gatling Gun: Charting Its Storied History and Influence
Though the Gatling gun was laid to rest in the early years of the 20th century, it led to the creation of probably the most effective small weapons systems of...
Eastern Bloc Firestorm: The Czech UK vz. 59 Machine Gun
The belt-fed UK vz. 59 revolutionized Czech firepower in the 20th century.
Spec Ops History: Early Hot Air Balloons in the Civil War
Marking the first use of a forward artillery observer, hot air balloons were an effective method of gathering intel during the US Civil War.
The Trojan Horse: The Original Spec Ops Mission
Learn about how the Trojan Horse became one of the most successful special ops missions in history, resulting in the fall of Troy.
Spec Ops History: Two Notable US Failures in Iran, Somalia
Attempts to rescue American hostages in Iran in 1980 and two Black Hawk helicopters in Somalia in 1993 resulted in serious casualties.