Know Your Weapons: The War Hammer

The War Hammer: A Deadly Effective Medieval Weapon

 

I am a sucker for historical movies, in particular anything from the dark to medieval age. I was watching Outlaw King about Scotland’s Robert the Bruce and noticed quite a few War Hammers being used.

Cold Steel offers a nice practical and affordable re-creation of a 14th Century War Hammer.

A good TOOL to have at your front door along with your umbrella for a rainy day.

 

Know Your Weapons: The SKS Carbine is Still Viable After a Quarter Century

The SKS Carbine is Still Viable After a Quarter Century

 

For the doubters out there my kids when they were 12 years old could hit 5 gallon buckets with open sights at three hundred yards with every flavor of SKS: Norinco, Russian and Yugo.

That’s minute of man accurate packaged in a tough, dependable rifle.

Nuff’ said.

Hitler’s Saw

Know Your WW2 Weapons.

Weapons and Warfare

World War II Interior Pages

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MG-34

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MG-42

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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Know Your Weapons and Ammo: The AK-74 and the 5.45×39

These guys know their stuff, a worthy 19 minute investment.

Know Your Weapons: Making M14’s and ICBM’s

Making M14s and ICBMs

 

Really interesting piece of firearms history!

Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!