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Webb Hayes Rifle

Webb Hayes Rifle

Welcome to Firearms Friday at the Wyoming State Museum here in Cheyenne. My name is Evan Green. I’m a volunteer here at the Museum and have the wonderful opportunity of working with the staff to update the inventory of firearms in the museum’s permanent collection. And today we’re going to be talking about a really special Winchester rifle. This is…

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10 Most Influential Weapons of World War Two

10 Most Influential Weapons of World War Two

By the time Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945, World War II had claimed 60 million lives and many of the world’s great cities. Each of the combatant nations had spent staggering amounts of money designing and building powerful weapons, and we’re here to look at some of the most influential. They may not be the best or the most…

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Kriegsmarine’s Wunderwaffen or Desperation Weapons?

Kriegsmarine’s Wunderwaffen or Desperation Weapons?

The Kriegsmarine in the late stages of the Second World War employed several midget submarines and explosive speed boats, these vehicles are often called “desperation weapons”, like the Biber midget submarine you can see here. Yet, other navies like the Royal and Italian Navy made use of similar vehicles as well and earlier. So, is the notion of desperation weapons…

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deadly russian sniper killed 349 germans

deadly russian sniper killed 349 germans

{rtf1ansideff0{fonttbl{f0fnilfcharset0 Calibri;}{f1fnilfcharset204 Calibri;}} {*generator Msftedit 5.41.21.2510;}viewkind4uc1pardsa200sl276slmult1lang9f0fs22 Abukhadzhi Idrisov f1 was a Chechen sniper and machine-gunner in the Red Army during the Second World War. Throughout the war he killed a total of 349 enemy combatants for which he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union just shortly before he was deported to the Kazakh SSR solely on the…

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Top 10 Deadliest Snipers in the World

Top 10 Deadliest Snipers in the World

[Atmospheric Music Starts] From killing an enemy at almost 2 and a half kilometres away, to getting 505 confirmed kills we countdown the 10 Deadliest Snipers in History. #10 We start off with Craig Harrison, a Corporal of Horse in the British Military. In November of 2009, Harrison was part of a convoy travelling through Helmand Province in Afghanistan when…

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Airsoft CHEATER takes 500 FPS Sniper to the Face

Airsoft CHEATER takes 500 FPS Sniper to the Face

oh Hey, what is going on guys today? I’m playing with my sniper comrade, clean shot, and our job is to carry around the intel for the red team the first one who is able to kill the enemy intel carrier and take the intel, basically the armband, back to their spawn wins the game. But unfortunately we were having…

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Texas vet drank three beers before accidentally shooting, killing brother, cops say

Texas vet drank three beers before accidentally shooting, killing brother, cops say

A Texas veteran accidentally shot and killed his brother Sunday after drinking three tall Bud Light Limes and showing his brother and two relatives his guns, according to Fort Worth police Ricardo Del Gadillo, 28, was arrested Monday on suspicion of manslaughter in the death of Carlos Del Gadillo, 30, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by Fox News on Wednesday  …

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