Senegalese Free French soldiers at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944, armed with a British Bren and an American 1903 Springfield. The helmets are American ones, emblazoned with the anchor emblem of the French […]
Continuing with the stash of ammunition documents from Robert, we have two more today (this is making me feel a bit like WikiLeaks…). First up is a German pamphlet on WWII airborne weapons ammo. This […]
To the left there is a Soviet memo on the subject of the experimental carbine designed by a Colonel P.I. Mayn. The memo reads: To the chief of the Red Army GAU, General-Lieutenant-Colonel comrade Yakovlev […]
Italian marines at Sitia, on the east end of Crete, armed with M38 Carcano rifles and an M37 Breda heavy machine gun.
We have a couple more ammunition-related documents today, both in English this time (and courtesy of reader Robert). First up is the short one, a 21-page leaflet on Japanese ammunition markings. It was written just […]
Harrington and Richardson is not a particularly exciting gun company, and never has been. They didn’t make flashy and dramatic guns, or distinctive guns that because associated with military forces or battles (although they did […]