Military Review
Submachine gun of the Polish underground: Bechowiec

Submachine gun of the Polish underground: Bechowiec

Among the participants of the Polish resistance movement there were real nuggets. One of them, the peasant Henrik Stronpoch, designed his own submachine gun, which received an unofficial ...
A weapon worse than Russian rap. Morgenstern

A weapon worse than Russian rap. Morgenstern

Morgenstern, who gained fame among citizens, even as far as possible from modern Russian rap music, was known long before Bastrykin's attention. And it's not about the musician...
ZIG pistols: quality and quality again

ZIG pistols: quality and quality again

Almost all military weapons, including pistols, are nothing more than a compromise cleverly found by its creator between its quality and price. Swiss pistols from SIG - recognized as one of the ...
Revolvers Davisma: beautiful, elegant, self-cocking ...

Revolvers Davisma: beautiful, elegant, self-cocking ...

When the word "revolver" is heard, most of those who hear it recall either a revolver or a Colt. Moreover, if you ask "who invented the revolver", then in 80% of cases the answer will be the same - "Colt". And what is on ...
"Spanish Colts" - pistols "STAR"

"Spanish Colts" - pistols "STAR"

We will begin to get acquainted with Star pistols from 1908, although this pistol itself appeared at the end of 1907. His barrel was motionless, the casing-bolt had ribbed washers for the fingers: that's why oh ...
Robinson's rifles: the simpler the better

Robinson's rifles: the simpler the better

Robinson Armament Co. Is an American manufacturer of firearms. In 2009, the company's staff consisted of only 15 people, and nevertheless, it produces military-grade rifles, including ...
Stopler, Daft, Collier revolvers. How did it all begin?

Stopler, Daft, Collier revolvers. How did it all begin?

Despite the effectiveness of the first fire-fighting guns, firing from them was extremely slow. Therefore, it is not surprising that they immediately tried to speed up the reloading of handguns. So...
Lugers by Herbert Werle

Lugers by Herbert Werle

It is difficult to say that Herbert Werle had a "firm". He had a shop that sold hunting rifles, and the shop had a workshop in which he was engaged in "tuning" Georg's pistols ...
Disc grenade. Unusual WWXNUMX grenade

Disc grenade. Unusual WWXNUMX grenade

During the First World War, the belligerent countries actively experimented in the field of creating various weapons. One such experiment was a German hand-held disk grenade ...
American Luger émigré anarchist

American Luger émigré anarchist

Today our story will be about a pistol), which was designed by Joseph Joachim Reifgraber, who was born on August 16, 1856 in Austria ...
L-35: Finnish Luger

L-35: Finnish Luger

It has always been and will be that someone, having something done in front of their eyes, as well as skillful hands and head on their shoulders, wants to do the same, but better! Here is a pistol designed by Aimo Lahti L-35 ...
English longbow

English longbow

English archers have become the hallmark of medieval England. It is believed that it was thanks to the human-sized long bows that the British troops won victories in the Hundred Years War ...
Browning of different ages: the smallest and the largest

Browning of different ages: the smallest and the largest

The market demanded not only large and powerful pistols, but also very small, so to speak, ladies' pistols, that is, even smaller than the 1900 model and chambered for a weaker cartridge. And - if it is necessary, then it is necessary ...