During World War II the Royal Navy built some 650 Fairmile B motor launches to keep the Germans on their side of the Channel. One of the last remaining is on eBay.
Oh yeah, World War II. That was the one with George Bush and Saddam whatever his name is, right? Nope, not even close.
John Ryle took the 9mm Luger from a dead German soldier responsible for killing his brother in arms. It was imported to the U.S. and the rest is history.
Excluding the two weeks of warm-ups before the ceremonial pitch, Tony Gianunzio admitted that he hadn’t thrown a ball in 45 years, but the move made the 92-year-old feel 49 again.
The Clay County Sheriff’s Department in West Point, Mississippi is looking to offload their gently used M1928A1 Thompson submachine gun to raise funds for the agency.
Rural Macon, Mississippi, has its very own submachine gun — a World War II-era Reising Model 50 — and while they aren’t sure where it came from, it’s up for sale.
f you see one of these oil soaked treasures sitting in the corner of your gun store, pick one up. Price tags rarely go above $250, even for the supposedly more desirable M24/52C rifle. You’ll have yourself a fine piece of history, often in like new condition.
Russia’s Maxim M1910 machine gun turned peasants into warriors and served the Motherland through two world wars. It’s service life continued in the hands of Soviet allies and it is not uncommon to find this hearty century-old gun still in firing on the battlefields of Afghanistan.
The Valkyrie Arms M3A1 Grease Gun is a nifty reproduction. The basic idea behind the gun was to make it simple, fast and cheap. As far as “purpose” is concerned a soldier would shoot the thing until a major malfunction occurred and then discard it, which partially explains the look of the thing – like an inexpensive grease gun.
Guns.com looks at the most famous knife in the world: the Ka-Bar. After sixty years of service, they’re still being made here in the US. The old USMC Fighting Utility Knife has stood the test of time, stands up to abuse, and makes a good gift that will always be remembered.