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The Wounded Marine That ‘Came Back From the Dead’ To Serve Again

In case you didn’t know about Staff Sgt. Isaac Gallegos then we ask that you read this and watch his motivational and stunning rebound story in the video beneath. There are not that many men like Isaac and we express gratitude toward him, and all marines for the dedication they …

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The Day North Korea Fired A Missile At an American SR71 Blackbird – Footage and History

In the 1960s, the Air Force built up a plane that could travel more than three times as quick as the sound created by its own particular motors. The SR-71 Blackbird’s unbelievable rate empowered it to assemble knowledge in a matter of seconds while streaking crosswise over unpleasant skies. In the …

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The SVT-40 – The First Soviet Semi-Automatic Rifle

A common saying during World War II was that the British paid in time, the Americans paid in equipment, and the Soviets paid in blood. That is probably true, if grossly simplified, but we should remember that Soviet equipment — notably the T-34 tank and PPSh-41 submachine gun — played a major …

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Chinese War Sword – The Most Intimidating Blade in History in BRUTAL Action

There are couple of swords on the planet that are more scary or more viable than the  Chinese War Sword. For a considerable length of time it has been wielded by both worker and troopers alike with pulverizing results. Its enormous wide cutting edge will shear through protective layer as …

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Remember Pearl Harbor: The Men and the Guns

The crew of the 4″/50-caliber deck gun on the Wickes-class destroyer U.S.S. Ward (DD-139) sank a Japanese two-man midget submarine at 6:45 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941. This is the gun and these are the men who fired the first shots that day. U.S. Navy photo In remembrance of the Japanese …

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The Barrett Model 82A1 Rifle

This camouflaged M82A1 was used by the U.S. Marines during Operation Desert Storm. The rifle is currently on display at the National Firearms Museum. This article was first published in American Rifleman, April 2004 Even a casual survey of small arms design during the past two centuries will reveal that many …

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10 Best Machine Guns in the World

War is the science of destruction. It is the counteractive move behind enemy lines. The ancient art of War lies in the use of intelligent and strategically positioned leverage for every action has a reaction. In the past, battalions and warriors would have used hand crafted spears as means of …

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Before There Were Guns, You Had To Get Creative

 Urumi The dreaded sword and whip combination. These blades were anywhere from 3-5 meters long, and could wrap around the wielders waist like a belt. With sharp ends on both sides, this weapon was extremely dangerous for both the attacker and the defender.

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CZ Vz58 Rifle Family: History and Modernization

In this episode of TFB TV, Edward takes a look at three different variants of the Vz58 platform, the Czech army’s issued rifle, and looks at how the firearm has changed since its original design in the 1950s. Some of the things he focuses on are the aftermarket parts and …

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50 GUNS THAT SHAPED THE WORLD

Since the development of gunpowder, the history of the world can be traced through the history of the gun. The development of the modern firearm has, perhaps more than any other invention, shaped the world as we now know it. While there have been literally thousands of different firearms designed …

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