The Fustibal or Staff Sling was a portable siege weapon of the medieval period. It was portable, easy to make and use. In short is the ultimate weapon for a movable army.
Research into family history reveals an interesting part of naval history. An ocean liner, The RMS Caronia is converted for wartime use in World War I. Dazzle camouflage is explained and explored.
Pirates go by many different names: buccaneers, corsairs, Vikings, and privateers. Each served a purpose and were active during different eras, yet all had one thing in common, they were Pirates.
In addition to seeing improvements on older weaponry, warriors and soldiers experienced the creation and the use of many new technologies including explosives, revolvers, and automatic machine guns.
Those that have seen the bulky military tanks out there will wonder if it can really go fast, wouldn’t you’ll? So what’s it, can it or can’t it? Let’s find out.
A guide to weapons used by the samurai.
The HMS Reaper was constructed during World War II for wartime service. Its legacy is of more interest to aviation than to naval history buffs.
The Pennsylvania-Kentucky rifle is a flintlock firearm that not only exemplifies the cultural diversity of the United States of America, but helped progress it into the country it is today.
The sword has evolved over time into many different styles. Different cultures have added their own distinctive flair to this icon weapon of war.
An easy to make crossbow that will give your kids hours of fun from building it to firing it at tin cans.