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First World War Machine Guns

The machine gun, which so came to dominate and even to personify the battlefields of World War One, was a fairly primitive device when general war began in August 1914.  1,139 more words

Small Arms

The Model 1904 Maxim Machine Gun, .30 Caliber

The Model 1904 Maxim Machine Gun, .30 Caliber was the first modern machine gun to be procured by the US Army and is overshadowed by its more famous successor, the… 968 more words

US Army

The Hotchkiss Model 1909 Benet-Mercié Machine Rifle

Probably one of the Army’s lesser-known weapons, the Hotchkiss Model 1909 Benet-Mercié Machine Rifle was adopted into US service in 1909. Weighing 26.5 pounds, this weapon was intended as a light machine gun supplement the much heavier 1904 Vickers Machine Gun. 353 more words

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The Day a Crime Writer Met the Inventor of the AK-47

Today I’m honored to host journalist and crime writer BJ Wolf, author of the forthcoming Karen Yellowtail books (don’t miss it). Wolf had the good fortune to meet with Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the AK-47, before he died in 2013. 755 more words

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Ted Cruz Strikes A [Stupid] Pose....Again

It’s difficult to come up with witty commentary all the time. I’ve done my best to be as witty as possible when I write about the things I feel passionate about. 139 more words


"I’ll See Your Chainsaw And Raise You A Semi Automatic": GOP Candidates Are Finding It Difficult To Capture The Spotlight

Two weeks ago, Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) presidential campaign, eager to generate some interest in its message, released an unfortunate video. The 51-second clip showed Paul, looking and sounding a bit like a used-car salesman, setting fire to large stacks of paper, putting the paper through a wood-chipper, and literally using the chainsaw. 374 more words


Watch As Proud Texan Ted Cruz Cooks His Bacon With A Machine Gun

2016 Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz wants you to know just how much fun he can bring to the White House. On Monday afternoon, the Texas Senator released a sizzling new video — … 172 more words

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