Firearms

Dragunov sniper rifle

Videos about shooting with different hand guns, assault guns and carbines. Here are videos about shooting with different firearms from other periods than WW2. The videos of shooting with WW2 firearms can be watched on their special pages: Mauser Karabiner 98k Mosin-Nagant carbine Trenchgun (‘Pump Guns’) PPSh-1941G sub-machine gun Shooting with different hand guns, assault guns and carbines: Automatic Pistol, Weihrauch cal. 22, Magnum Revolver, Marlin Centerfire Bolt Action Carbine, Beretta Assault Rifle, Kalshnikov, Molot, PSL sniper rifle (Dragunov). Sequence … learn more

1939 in WW2

German soldiers were removing the border barrier to Poland

The year 1939 – Countdown to World War Two. ‘Peace in our time’ In a today infamous broadcast on September 28, 1938, Chamberlain reported: ‘How horrible, fantastic, incredible it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas masks here because of a quarrel in a faraway country between people of whom we know nothing.’ Of course this so-called ‘quarrel’ had been evidently resolved 2 days afterwards by the Munich Agreement the outcome wasn’t ‘peace in our time’ … learn more

Trenchgun

3d model Trenchgun

German WW2 Pump gun Pump action shotgun. Type: German WW2 Trenchgun. History: The popular called ‘Pump guns’ (or pump-action shotguns) were widely used during both World Wars for the battles in the trenches, jungles and forests and fightings in cities. Various armies were using them still in WW2 and until today. They are only effective at short ranges (less than 50 yards), but at the distances below which often occurs at the fightings in trenches, jungles or buildings, extremely deadly … learn more

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War Diary – the last days 75 years ago:

Diary July 22, 1941

Russian heavy KV-2 tank

Diary for Tuesday, July 22, 1941: Eastern Front Operation Barbarossa: German spearheads halt for rest and recuperation near lake Ilmen, south of Leningrad. Sea War Atlantic: German battlecruiser Scharnhorst transferred from Brest to La Pallice (bombed there, July 23). Home Fronts India: All-India Defence Council to be established.