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Classics: The MG42 Belt-fed Machinegun

One of the Third Reich’s most fearsome battlefield implements has descendants that can be found in today’s military arms.

Classic Guns: Colt Model 1908 General Officer's Pistol

Even Colt’s diminutive .380 ACP found its way to war. Here's an example of the Model 1908 General Officer's pistol, used by Brig. Gen. Ridgely Gaither in WWII.

Classic Guns: The M712 Schnellfeuer 'Broomhandle' Mauser

No, it’s not a product of Hollywood’s overactive imagination; there really was a full-auto broomhandle Mauser. Check out the details behind the M712 Schnellfeuer.

Classic Guns: Heckler & Koch MP5

The Heckler & Koch MP5 is one of the most recognizable submachine guns that remains in service worldwide.

The Heckler & Koch MP5 Submachine Gun

The Heckler & Koch MP5 is one of the most recognizable submachine guns that remains in service worldwide.

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