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So How Much Danger Were The Kids In?

From a 70 odd year old contact mine? Not much.

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Now from the pictures it’s fairly obvious that it’s a contact mine.  I didn’t know what type so I consulted my copy Naval Ordnance and Gunnery, which dates back to 1950 or so and covers the weapons used in WW2. 218 more words

History

The Armata Will Be Out In Force At Russia Arms Expo 2015

The latest generation of Russian armored vehicles are having a “world premiere” at Russia Arms Expo (RAE) 2015 in Nizhny Tagil from September 9 to 12. 932 more words

Russia

Brian Castner Quote.


How many battlefields has my blood made wet and empires made and gone.
-Brian Castner
Castner, B. (2013). The long walk: A story of war and the life that follows. New York: Doubleday.

Bricoleur

Gun Friendly States: the G&A 2015 Survey

Our pals at Guns & Ammo conducted their annual survey of which states are most gun friendly.  The results are at the link.

Worst:

 50. New York…

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