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Guns of Outlaws: Weapons of the American Bad Man

Guns of Outlaws: Weapons of the American Bad Man

From colonial-era rifles carried on the “Owlhoot Trail” to John Dillinger’s Colt pistols, the history of the American outlaw is told in guns–weapons that became each man’s personal signature…

Journal of the American Revolution

The Gunpowder Shortage

Had it not been for the French assistance in supplying the Americans with gunpowder from 1776 throughout the war, American forces would not have been able to win the war and independence…

Poncho Villa

Christmas With Poncho Villa

Dr. Harle had helped kill more than one person in Mexico in a plot to swindle money from the New York Life insurance company. He really was not a nice person…

George Meade

Battle Of Gettysburg: A Three-Part Series

It is a small town in southwestern Pennsylvania known as Gettysburg. It was there 150 years ago that the most momentous battle in United States history was fought…

1851 Navy Colt revolver

The Good, the Bad, and the Collectibles

Looking at a few who were well known for their acts of murder brings up some interesting comparisons on the way society changes their views of those individuals, their crimes, & the weapons used…

Band Of Brothers and My Daughter

As I explained to my daughter, yes the men of Easy Company were fighting for their country, but when the bullets are flying they are really fighting for their fellow soldier…

Browning gun store

History of the 1911 Pistol

After 100 years the Model 1911 pistol design is more popular than ever, and remains the standard by which all other autoloading pistols is measured…