Guns & Politics: The Rise And Fall Of The Templar Knights

Guns & Politics: The Rise And Fall Of The Templar Knights

Let us, just for a moment, harken back to the days, long ago and far away, of Barack Hussein Obama, when we were told that the Crusades were a very bad thing caused by very bad men to hurt innocent...
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America’s Oldest Living WWII Veteran Turns 111

America’s Oldest Living WWII Veteran Turns 111

On Thursday, the country’s oldest World War II veteran turned 111-years-old. Richard Overton, who served in WWII as a corporal in the all-black 1887th Engineer Aviation Battalion for the U.S. Army Air Forces, will be celebrating this year’s birth with a.....
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Step into history: A look at the Colt Walker Model 1847

Step into history: A look at the Colt Walker Model 1847

The Colt Walker Model 1847 was the first revolver to be purchased en masse by the U.S. Army, setting the stage for gun maker Samuel Colt to make a name for himself in the military and consumer market. The black...
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The U.S. Army is Looking for Its First New Submachine Gun Since WWII

The U.S. Army is Looking for Its First New Submachine Gun Since WWII

In a surprise move, the U.S. Army is asking industry for ideas for a new submachine gun. The last time the Army adopted a submachine gun was in 1943. It’s not clear why the Army wants a new subgun but...
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Super-Sized Siege Guns From World War One And Two – These Are Simply Massive

Super-Sized Siege Guns From World War One And Two – These Are Simply Massive

In the 19th century, transport limitations restricted the size of artillery. If a piece of equipment could not be pulled by horses, then it could not be brought to where it was needed. This set an upper limit of 210...
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This Video Shows How WW1 Aircraft Used Sync Gears To Avoid Bullets From Striking The Propellers

This Video Shows How WW1 Aircraft Used Sync Gears To Avoid Bullets From Striking The Propellers

Ever wondered how those planes in World War 1 managed to unload their machine guns without hitting their own propellers? A new video from the Slow Mo Guys tries to explain the logic behind it as it filmed speeding bullets going...
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Historic collection of rare Civil War guns to be auctioned off (12 PHOTOS)

Historic collection of rare Civil War guns to be auctioned off (12 PHOTOS)

What is being termed the “most important private collection of Confederate manufactured firearms ever assembled” will be sold to the highest bidder this month in Cincinnati. Consisting of 42 lots, a large part of the Cliff and Lynne Young collection...
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Officers stunned when woman drops off $40,000 WWII German rifle to be destroyed in police buy-back scheme

Officers stunned when woman drops off $40,000 WWII German rifle to be destroyed in police buy-back scheme

A World War II assault rifle that belonged to an SS officer was handed in to a gun buy-back organised by police in Connecticut. The rare find, which is worth up to $40,000, would have been sent home by an...
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Guns that Changed History: The Great Turkish Bombard

Guns that Changed History: The Great Turkish Bombard

With mind blowing super weapons like 10 megajoule Railguns and 1.5 mile capable sniper rifles added to our collective arsenal each year, it’s easy to forget that at one time and not really that long ago, even the crudest of...
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The Punt Gun: A gigantic vintage ‘shotgun’ killed 90 waterfowls at once

The Punt Gun: A gigantic vintage ‘shotgun’ killed 90 waterfowls at once

In the early 1800’s, the mass hunting of waterfowl to supply commercial markets with meat became a widely accepted practice.  Additionally, in the mid-1800, the women fashion  added a major demand for feathers to adorn hats.To meet the demands of...
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