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1990s Bougainville civil war: WWII weapons

The 1988-1998 conflict on the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville saw use of WWII weapons. While this alone was remarkable just before the turn of the millennium, what is absolutely astonishing was that the weapons had been “resurrected” from the WWII battlefields. 1,564 more words


WWII Japanese weapons in the Korean War

Japan ruled Korea between 1905-1945. In August 1945, during the closing days of WWII, the USSR invaded the peninsula and the Soviet 25th Army advanced as far south as Seoul, before pulling back to the 38th Parallel, which was the pre-agreed division point with the USA. 4,195 more words


Guns for Fun 2 - Guns for Huns

My 1914 Germans are from RENEGADE. They are good-looking figures, and really look the part. But their HMG crews are all prone, and I wanted some seated MG crews. 378 more words


This Could Work-A Total War: Great War Game

Revolt, Rebellion, Revolution.  These three “R”’s are the magic words that help define both the Creative Assembly-produced Total War video game series and the awful Great War which is currently “celebrating” its centennial anniversary.  1,315 more words

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Tentative Trial Date Set For Man Accused Of Breaking Into Sandra Bullock's Home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man arrested inside Sandra Bullock’s home has pleaded not guilty to stalking the Oscar-winning actress.

Joshua Corbett entered the plea Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom in his first court appearance after a judge determined last month that he should stand trial in the case. 98 more words


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WWI part 3: Guns

A German bolt-action 1898 Mauser Gewehr rifle. A bayonet can be put on under the barrel.

Unlike tanks, guns had been around for a long time before WWI, some saying originating in China back in 1250AD. 625 more words

WWI part 2: Tanks

These pictures show the devolopement of tanks (the first tank being a British Mark I tank, where first deployed in 1916 to overcome the German trenches). 492 more words