The Ross project is coming along nicely, so I filmed a quick teaser for you:
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This guy doesn’t look all that impressed with his Johnson LMG…
Forcemen of 5-2, First Special Service Force, with an M1941 Johnson light machine gun on the Anzio beachhead, Italy, April 1944. They are in the process of disassembling (or reassembling) the gun. Thanks to Michael G. for sending the photo!
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Canaidna inspecting Jap type 96 at Kiska Aug 1943
Looks like just the thing to send back to the US without a magazine.
I believe this is a Canadian solider on the island of Kiska in the Aleutians, inspecting a Japanese Type 96 machine gun.
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We found an English language manual for the Italian M1915 Villar Perosa – the predecessor of all submachine guns. It includes a bunch or interesting photos, as well as a good description of the gun. Curiously, it also lists the cartridge used as the standard 9x19mm Luger, not the 9mm Glisenti as generally reported. Possibly [...]
Herbert McBride was a American who grew up learning to shoot from Civil War veterans and some of the big names of the American West, like Bat Masterson. He had a taste for adventure, and spent time scouting for railroads and searching for gold in Alaska. He had tried to ship out to South [...]
One of our readers, having noticed my poorly-hidden lust for Bergmann pistols, offer me a gorgeous model 1910 that he inherited and is looking to sell. Unfortunately for me, he and the pistol are located in Canada and the importation process basically prevents bringing a single pistol into the States. But if you’re a Bergmann [...]