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Italian Breda 30 LMG Stripper Clip

Another bit of kit I’ll never get to use. The Italian M30 Breda Light Machinegun fired Carcano 6.5×52 rounds just like the standard Italian military rifles of the time. 18 more words


First Impressions - "Izetta: The Last Witch"

Whoa. Whoa. I know what you’re thinking. Didn’t I just review this one?

No. You’re thinking of “Brave Witches.” And that wasn’t so much a review as just tearing it a new one and shaking it until all the time I wasted watching it fell out. 1,013 more words

Arms Cache Archive: Records on 2000 Caches Seized in Iraq in 2007

Documents: Arms caches seized in Iraq, October through December 2007

Source: U.S. Department of Defense

Notes: In response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted by… 773 more words


The Cage - Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful, if somewhat somnolent, Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. 196 more words

Sound Bite Fiction

Weapons and Ammo: Why Are Machine Guns So Expensive?

Why are Machine Guns so darned expensive?

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Interesting read on a question I have often asked.

Essentially, when you boil it down past all the basic economics, you can thank good ole’ Uncle Sam, the ATF and 3 pieces of chicken sh*t legislation: the 1934 Firearms Act, 1968 Gun Control Act and the 1986 Firearm “Owners Protection” Act (stupid name) or simply, the US Government for their ridiculously exorbitant cost. 9 more words

Weapons & Ammo

WWII Japanese weapons in the Korean War

Originally posted by wwiiafterwwii: WWII Japanese weapons in the Korean War

Ki-84s and Ki-43s photographed on a former IJAAF base in Korea post-war. The Ki-84 in the foreground is from the 85th Hiko-Sentai, the next one in line belonged to the 22nd Hiko-Sentai HQ Chutai. 4,241 more words