The 45 caliber is one of those ideal bore diameters for hurling lead downrange. Here are 50 shades of .45 ammo that have spanned the past 200 years.
The most widely manufactured automatic weapon during WWI, the Chauchat has a reputation as one of the worst machine guns ever made due to magazine design.
Building Bridges is a book for young uns written by one of our own – Daniel Shaw – and illustrated by his boy, Gunner Shaw. Do us a solid and check it out.
The Winchester 30-30 (Winchester 1894) is an iconic gun, probably because of one particular man: Teddy Roosevelt. Of all the US Presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is perhaps my favorite. In his life, he did it all: author, rancher, big game hunter, explorer, military...
Ammunition is packaged in a cartridge, which has four parts: the primer, propellant, case, and projectile (the bullet). A cartridge is often referred to as a ‘round.’ Shotgun cartridges can also be called ‘rounds,’ or ‘shells.’ They are called ‘shotshells’ when they contain pellets instead of a slug or other projectile — but regardless of what you call it, there’s no such thing as a magic bullet.
How to break in boots Breaking in combat boots for boots, by Magic Mike "BB" Brabant It is imperative for every warrior to select the best fitting equipment possible. This means the right helmet size, the correct armor,...
The DD (Duplex Drive) Sherman tank may have been the strangest of all WW2 tanks actually used in combat. Though their deployment was flawed, their contribution cannot be denied.
What is Overlanding? Well, it’s more lifestyle than sport. Some might call it a vocation. Regardless, like any subculture (particularly one predicated on vehicles and the great outdoors!) there is a lot to it. Read more about Overland gear and overlanding.
The infantry have been described as the “poor bloody infantry.” Ernie Pyle called them the “mud-rain-frost-and-wind boys.” These are their stories.
What if things England had fallen to the Germans in a timeline where the United States and Japan formed the Oahu Pact? How would a combined Japanese-American fleet fare against a massive Italo-German fleet led by both the Bismarck AND the Tirpitz? Read on and find out.