Not sure where these poilu are fighting, but the fellow in the back appears to have swapped his regulation Kepi for a bowler and shaved off his moustache.
Today we’re looking at one of the earlier books printed by Collector Grade, Thomas Dugelby’s Modern Military Bullpup Rifles: Unfortunately, this work is very much out of print. You can find a couple exorbitantly priced […]
It may look like we’re only interested in military arms, but that’s not the case. We’re mostly interested in military guns, but there are plenty of other interesting corners of the firearms world to explore […]
I’m planning to do a major giveaway contest to help expand the readership here, and to thank all you folks for reading and commenting and helping to make Forgotten Weapons be so successful and enjoyable […]
The Beretta M1938 submachine gun was designed by Beretta engineer Tulio Marengoni as an improvement on the earlier M1918 design (which was in turn based on the Villar Perosa). Developed during the mid 1930s, the […]
I don’t think that’s a standard-issue tripod – more like something built for an 8-foot-tall surveyor. Also, note the feed strip box on the ground below the gunner.
James Paris Lee began designing and patenting firearms in 1862, but it was not until 1875 that any of his designs were put into limited manufacture. He would ultimately see four of his rifles adopted […]