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Death in Their Hands
From the muzzle-loading muskets and bolt-action rifles to electromagnetically propelled 'noiseless' bullets, 'Death In Their Hands' provides a fascinating insight into how the humble foot soldier fights a war.
The Pistol: The Soldier's Friend
No matter what their orders might be, in the forefront of every soldier's mind is the desire to survive. In modern times, nothing has been appreciated more in desperate situations than the pistol.
The Power of the Rifle
Over the centuries, more sophisticated hand weapons have been developed to enhance the efficiency of the individual soldier in battle. Amongst them all, one has risen to an unassailable level of fame.
Facing Assault Weapons
How did the invention of assault weapons change war, and what was it like for enemies to encounter this new and deadly technology?
Defending with Machine Guns
With the invention of the machine gun, a gun's rate of fire went from two or three shots per minute to 100 shots per second.
Supporting the Infantry
As seemingly indestructible tanks began to devastate war fields, weapons needed to be developed to support the nearly defenseless infantry.
Infantry Weapons and the Future
To be one step ahead of your enemy in terms of the arms your soldiers carry can mean the difference between victory and destruction.
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