Weapons of War

The Thompson Machine Gun

THE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN MODEL 1921, SUBMACHINEGUN CALIBER .45 MODEL 1928, 1928A1, M1 THOMPSON AND M1A1AKA THE THOMPSON SUBMACHINE GUN BY: NICK JACOBELLIS The Thompson Submachine Gun was first used in combat when they were carried by U.S. Marines in Nicaragua during the Banana Wars. It wasn’t until World War II that the Thompson Submachine …

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The CZ 527 Carbine-A hard look

The CA 527 Carbine – A modern bolt action rifle chambered in two modern military calibers Article By Nick Jacobellis Those of us who are military history enthusiasts know, that millions of bolt action rifles chambered in various calibers have been used by combatants in numerous wars and combat actions throughout the world. Even in the 21st …

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The Croatian Army pistol that became a commercial success in the US

The Springfield Armory XD and XDM Article and Research by Nick Jacobellis   In the 1990s the IM Metal Company of Croatia developed a striker fired 9mm pistol for the Croatian Army that was designated the HS2000. This polymer framed pistol was imported into the United States by Intrac and distributed by HS America. In 2001, Springfield Armory became …

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M1A1 Abrams Tank

Military Tanks

What are Military Tanks? Tanks are armored vehicles that are capable of withstanding a lot of heavy machinery utilized on the battlefield. Tanks are a key component of any land warfare. What was the First Tank used in War? The British Mark I was used in 1916. It was placed into operation by the British …

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