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Cops: Man Had Machine Guns, Hand Grenades In Elgin Storage Unit

CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities found hand grenades and machine guns inside a northwest suburban man’s storage unit in Elgin Friday night, police said.

About 9 p.m., Elgin police and federal immigration officers executed a search warrant inside the unit in the 600 block of Big Timber Road, according to a statement from Elgin police. 151 more words

News

MG34 Anti-aircraft Sight Ring

Here is a mid/late war phosphated anti-aircraft sight ring for the MG34 machinegun. The gun was placed on the drelfuss tripod mount and this sight attached. The sight is unmarked.

WW2

3 July 1916

Extract from the official war diary of 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Thiepval

On immediately visiting the Companies the Adjutant found that a considerable number of casualties had occurred during entrance to the assembly positions, that the British trenches were devoid of British troops and that the guides had no instructions other than to lead the companies to some particular spot in the trenches. 388 more words

THIS WEEK IN DALLAS - A COMMENTARY

THIS WEEK IN DALLAS – A COMMENTARY

IN GERMANY, THE GERMAN PARLIAMENT, WITH THE AID OF CITITZENS IN THE STREETS HOLDING SIGNS SAYING NIEN MEANS NIEN, REDEDFINED GERMANY’S RAPE LAW THIS WEEK. 537 more words

Good guys with machine guns?

One of the arguments against gun control is “good guy with a gun.” And some people have indeed stopped criminals by firing or brandishing guns. 196 more words

Politics

America the Violent: It is Time We Curbed Our Gun Preoccupation

Scholars debate the meaning behind the second amendment. The U.S. Supreme Court has chosen to take up a 2nd Amendment suit on only 3 occasions in its entire history. 1,030 more words

Thoughts

Cz ZB-26-Bren barrel conversion

A regular client of mine recently got himself a ZB-26 LMG to use as a Bren. There are a few differences between these guns, the main one being the barrel. 264 more words

WWII