We have seen a lot of change in firearms advancement and their use. Even the owners of this website have seen major changes in firearms and their application for sporting and war in our relatively short times. Keeping that in mind, it is always worth a look back at the rich past of our favorite tools.
Testing of one of the early “bullet proof ” vests.
US Special Forces vet helping Rhodesia fight off the communists.
A picture of some very, very famous men who would greatly influence rifle development. Among these worthies are Harvey Donaldson and John Unertl.
NRA marksmanship badges.
Famous barrel making genius, Harry Pope’s gun collection.
Women practices running to her fighting position during the Rhodesian Bush war.
US Green Beret adviser in South Vietnam in the very early years.
S&W Heavy duty.
Indig troop sets watch against the communists with his child in his lap.
An advertisement for the old excellent Marble cleaning rod.
ARVN troops learning how to use the M16 at the firing range.
Back in the good old days, when gun stores had all manner of exotic foreign weapons.
All of the guns or a true genius and a gift to us all.
The Block I SOPMOD kit. that was the start of a giant industry that continues.
Over 100 years and still serving perfectly.
And a reminder. Facts that should always be handy for those who try to rob of such an important history and right.