This week on “American Rifleman Television,” our feature segment is on the “The Guns of August”-covering the bolt-action rifles used by the Great Powers at the outbreak of World War I. But the game-changing infantry weapon of World War I was the belt-fed, water-cooled machine gun. Here we look at the German Maxim 08/15, a “light” version of Germany’s Maxim gun.
The Devil’s Paintbrush
When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.