Category: History of weapone

Sturmgewehr 44: The first assault rifle created at the end of WW2

Sturmgewehr 44: The first assault rifle created at the end of WW2

- 27/07/2020

The Sturmgewehr 44 (stg 44) was the first assault rifle to be mass-produced. Its release was established by the Germans during the Second World War. ... Read More

MG 34 (Maschinengewehr 34) : First universal machine gun

MG 34 (Maschinengewehr 34) : First universal machine gun

- 21/07/2020

History of the MG-34 machine gun The defeat of the German Reich in the First World War led to the fact that, in accordance with ... Read More

MG-42 “Hitler’s buzzsaw”

MG-42 “Hitler’s buzzsaw”

- 06/09/2020

MG-42 (Maschinengewehr 42) is a German machine gun, developed by Metall- und Lackwarenfabrik Johannes Großfuß in 1942. Deservedly considered one of the best machine guns ... Read More

“Si vis pacem, para bellum”

“Si vis pacem, para bellum”

- 14/04/2020

By the beginning of the 19th century, the dream of weapons designers about creating compact multi-shot weapon became a reality. In 1836, the first revolver ... Read More

Bangalore-Torpedo Demolition Kit

Bangalore-Torpedo Demolition Kit

- 12/08/2020

Today I will tell you about an unusual weapon that was used in both World War I and World War II. I hope you find ... Read More

Swiss rifles

Swiss rifles

- 31/03/2020

By the middle of the 19th century, the first models of small arms using a self contained metallic cartridge appeared. Now there was no need ... Read More

12 facts about the AK 47 Kalashnikov

12 facts about the AK 47 Kalashnikov

- 18/08/2020

12 facts about the legendary AK 47 Kalashnikov assault rifle that you didn't know for sure. This machine is known and respected all over the ... Read More

Nagant M1895 Revolver – a legendary World War 2 gun

Nagant M1895 Revolver – a legendary World War 2 gun

- 30/08/2020

The revolver of the "Nagant" M1895 system became a legendary gun of both the First and the World War II. In 1994 it celebrated its ... Read More

Mosin-Nagant: Iconic Russian Rifle

Mosin-Nagant: Iconic Russian Rifle

- 11/09/2020

A heavy, powerful, often roughly made rifle became one of the most mass-produced military weapons of the first half of the 20th century. Mosin rifle ... Read More

Mauser Tankgewehr M1918 anti-tank rifle

Mauser Tankgewehr M1918 anti-tank rifle

- 28/05/2020

In this article you will learn about the world's first anti-tank rifle - the Mauser Tankgewehr M1918, which was invented in Germany and actively used ... Read More

Soviet submachine gun PPSh-41

Soviet submachine gun PPSh-41

- 19/07/2020

This time I will tell you in detail about legendary Soviet submachine gun PPSh-41 caliber 7.62×25 designed by George Shpagin in 1941. This submachine gun ... Read More

German smoke grenade Blendkorper

German smoke grenade Blendkorper

- 09/04/2020

In 1943, a new smoke grenade, somewhat unusual in design, was developed for the Wehrmacht, and called the Blendkorper - "blinding device." "Blinding device" was ... Read More

World war 2 guns: Parabellum pistole Model 1908 from my friend’s collection

World war 2 guns: Parabellum pistole Model 1908 from my friend’s collection

- 14/08/2020

Men's toys Every boy in childhood loved to play with toy pistols. But sometimes it happens that the boy grew up, became a man, but ... Read More

Nebelwerfer – antagonist of the Soviet “Katyusha”

Nebelwerfer – antagonist of the Soviet “Katyusha”

- 08/08/2020

Dear reader, in this article you can learn about the Wehrmacht army's jet mortar - Nebelwerfer. In the Red Army, this mortar had the nickname ... Read More

125-mm Soviet AMPULOMET

125-mm Soviet AMPULOMET

- 10/04/2020

125-mm Soviet ampulomet was the only model of an ampulomet mass-produced in the USSR. It was widely used with varying success by the Red Army ... Read More