Know Your Weapons: The M60, A Cold War Classic

M60: Its Purpose, Mechanics, and Development

 

Two scenes come to mind for the venerable M60: The first is one of my favorite childhood movies of all time, First Blood. Watching John Rambo eradicate that town in Washington with that M60 he swiped out of the back of the deuce-and-a-half was pure poetry!

The second was Full Metal Jacket and my bro Animal Mother charging headlong into the breech.

 

 

 

Military History: Legend of the Old Corps – Gustav Hasford and the Snuffies

Legends of the Old Corps – Gustav Hasford and the “Snuffies”

 

Fascinating story for all you fellow military history book worms like me.

Stay Frosty.