What is a flannel lined shirt jacket? It’s not thin enough to be a shirt nor thick enough to pass as a jacket. It’s something like a mule.
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Is this the greatest tactical poncho in the whole damn world? Mike Durand thinks it might be. Read about the “high teck” Hazard 4 poncho.
Is Fury a true story? We review Belton Y. Cooper’s 1998 memoir Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II.
Local-made Combat Infantry Badge patches. Like every Joe, Mike Durand wanted his. So they bought local and sewed ’em on by hand.
Back home from war, I started over with the Browning Hi-Power. Lazarus-like, it awakened from its slumber and has become my go-to ever since.
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Today the tremendous talent of Mike Durand joins us once again to break down a modern tanker classic: The Beast. While you're at it, reacquaint yourself with his work by digesting The Browning Hi-Power: A Love Story . ...
The Odd, Angry Shot. The Lighthorsemen. The Man Who Would Be King. We're big fans of older, lesser-known movies, particularly lesser-known war films. Today we bring you a review of just such a film courtesy of our friend Mike Durand, who has (happily) resumed writing...