Know Your WW2 Weapons.
The MG-42 was designed during World War II as a replacement for the multipurpose MG-34, which was less than suitable for wartime mass production and was also somewhat sensitive to fouling and mud. It was manufactured in great numbers by companies like Grossfuss, Mauser-Werke, Gustloff-Werke, Steyr-Daimler-Puch, and several others. It is estimated that more than 400,000 MG-42s were manufactured during the war, and it was undoubtedly one of the best machine guns of World War II. It was designed to be reliable and cheap to manufacture; the design was so effective that it is still in production in more or less modified form in many countries.
Although the German Army of 1939 was not an entirely mechanized force (the German infantry was still largely foot-mobile), the hallmark of the blitzkrieg was fast-moving offensive operations characterized by speed, firepower, and sudden, overwhelming force. During these types of operations, the…
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Call me old fashioned but I have always liked having a double-barrel 12 gauge handy around the house. They are easy to use and load in a pinch (for all household members) plus there are very few problems that two rounds of OO Buck or #4 Buck cannot handle I assure you.
I remember my grand dad had a double barrel ten gauge he kept by his recliner. That thing would blow a hole the size of a five gallon bucket lid through a wall (or man.)
SEVEN STEALTHY TOOLS FOR SELF-DEFENSE IN NON-PERMISSIVE ENVIRONMENTS
We live in a hyper-security conscious world for the most part. Metal detectors and body scanners are popping up everywhere now, even in the most unlikely of places. Combine this with traveling overseas to countries where personal weapons are strictly forbidden and illegal and the armed civilian needs to have a SOLID plan for these types of scenarios so he does not find himself with just his johnson in his hand when the shit goes down.
I highly recommend Ed Calderon’s Site, Ed’s Manifesto for further reading on this subject.