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Awesome Machine Guns in The US Army History

Machine guns changed the face of warfare. They industrialized the way wars were fought. They were among the most used weapons during World War I and World War II. With dozens of designs and variations that the US had made, safe to say that the United States was a fan. Here are some of the […]

The Puckle Gun: For Shooting Square Bullets Into Non-Christians?

We know that most bullets are round or spherical, and they are designed so for a reason— they are one of the most efficient shapes that allow the use of heavier bullets without taking up a lot of space in the weapon. In 1718, one person thought out of the box and decided to invent […]

You’d Want to Stick Around With Sticky Bomb

Wars bring out the best and worst of people; that’s what Major Richard Winters of Easy Company said. Another thing that war brings out is humanity’s creativity that was sadly used to destroy and kill each other. One proof of this was how people came up with different designs and structures of our weaponry— different […]

Five of the most Fearsome Weapons of War Ever Devised By Man

Anything that’s made to kill another human is to be feared. But not all weapons of war are created equal not feared equally. Some of them were not only designed to merely end lives but to inflict suffering that would make it look like death is the better option.  Weapons also have a psychological effect […]

Four Uncommon Military Equipment You Might Not Have Heard Of

The gear, equipment, and animals used by the armed forces all have essential purposes. The helmet is for head protection. Body armor to shield the body from bullets. A load of ammunition is self-explanatory. In the military, there are dog companions that can help detect bombs or takedown enemies like a missile made of hair. […]

Yellow Rain: When Bees Were Mistaken For A Soviet Chemical Attack

They say that rain is a blessing. Showering the Earth and making the grasses look a bit greener— but what if it is an ooey-gooey, deadly, yellow rain? The Deadly Drizzle It was one bright and sunny day in 1981 when the Vietnamese and Laotian people noticed a sticky yellow liquid occasionally pouring down on […]

Smith And Wesson: 150 Years As America’s Most Iconic Gun Maker

Smith & Wesson Came Of Age During Revolutionary Changes in Markets And Industry. There are many American-made products that have become household names. From Coke to Levi’s, these brands have been around for decades and have an impact on our culture. One of the most iconic firearms manufacturers is Smith and Wesson. This company has […]

Viking Weapons Were a Deadly Mix for the Dark Ages

Vikings. The name conjures up many images more steeped in myth than in truth. Nevertheless, our fascination with the Vikings or “Northmen” continues to grow. One reason is their storied fighting prowess. This is due partly to Viking weapons. These were perfect for the kind of raids they conducted which put fear into the hearts […]