Even older firearms technology is impressively accurate. Now imagine doing that without a spotter on targets that don’t want to be seen.
Ever heard the legend of the M1 Garand Ping getting soldiers killed?
While the adoption of the M16 had plenty of bumps and controversy, not to mention un-refined early adoptions, the forge of warfare has refined and honed the M16 into the “black rifle” known the world over.
If you’re interested in the history of firearms, and/or military tactics, this is a fascinating educational video to watch. The contrast of its involvement in military history and how it shapes entertainment is quite interesting to say the least.
TFB TV put together a squad of paratroopers and ran through a Live Fire Maneuver Range as would have been employed by soldiers during World War II. They teamed up with World War II reenactors to ensure accuracy. Definitely a very cool video to watch.
The M1 Garand is one of the most iconic firearms of military history – arguably the most iconic, especially in American military history. If you’ve seen a World War II movie, you have most likely seen the M1 Garand Rifle Grenade used – but how much do you know about it?
The Thompson Submachine Gun is such a classic firearm from World War II as well as the gangster era of prohibition where it was more commonly known as the “Tommy Gun.” Few firearms are this iconic.