Motorcycle of the Guanabara Police Department, sporting a Hotchkiss 1914 heavy machine gun. Rio de Janeiro, 1960. Thanks to Ronaldo Olive for the photo!
For folks who are interested in listening, my radio show with Charles Heller on America Armed & Free is now available online in mp3 format: Part 1 Part 2
For a while now I’ve been following the rabbit hole of machine gun use in the second half of the 19th century – the days of the manually-operated machine gun (Gatling, Gardner, Nordenfelt, etc) and […]
I’m happy to announce that I will be live with Charles Heller on “America Armed & Free” discussing firearms history and whatever else the conversation wanders into today, from noon until 2pm, Arizona time. It […]
Thanks to Beryl Barnett for the photo – the label on the back reads (translated from German): Flemish channels under the protection of the German Navy. Fast and armed boats are employed, which provide the […]