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Saturday, September 12, 1914 - El Paso Herald gives a full page to the role of dogs on Great War battlefields!

El Paso Herald (El Paso, Texas)

As a dog lover, I couldn’t pass up posting this article from the September 12th edition of the El Paso Herald 218 more words

Front Page News

This Week in History: Tanks first used in battle during World War I

Machine guns, heavy artillery, barbed wire, and poison gas all existed before World War I (1914-1918). Airplanes, too, already existed, as did observation balloons, submarines, hand grenades, and flame throwers. 533 more words


Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his union with a Special Forces warrior gets him closer and closer to defeating the enemy. 185 more words


Hitler's Buzz Saw: The MG42

MG42 Photo Album

Firing at up to 1,500 rounds per minute, the German MG42 produced a sound unlike anything previously heard on the battlefield – a sound some likened to tearing cloth or a saw blade ripping through wood. 480 more words

World War II

That Arizona Uzi shooting by a 9-year-old girl is one of several hundred accidental shootings that will happen this year

By now you’ve probably heard about the nine-year-old girl who accidentally shot a gun instructor at a shooting range in Arizona. For those who haven’t, the girl lost control over the Uzi submachine gun she was handling after the instructor switched the gun from semi-automatic—which fires a single bullet at a time—to automatic, which sets off a cascade of bullets such as you might see in, say,  296 more words

Chickens, Cows and RPGs

Tuk Tuk Driver: So where do you want to go today?

Me: Hmm, not sure…. How about to a gun range to shoot a machine gun, everyone that comes to Cambodia shoots a machine gun. 292 more words



The Wild West has migrated east
The Middle East near and far
Where the horse has been superseded
By the pick-up, the land cruiser and the car… 126 more words