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History of the firearm - Wikipedia


The firearm was invented in China during the 13th century CE for as a signaling and celebration device and remained so for hundreds of years. After the ...

A Brief History of Firearms - NRA Museums:A Brief History of Firearms


The National Firearms Museum, at the NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, details and examines the nearly 700-year history of firearms with a special ...

Gun Timeline | History Detectives | PBS


Historical timeline of the development of modern weapons starting at 1364 with the first recorded use of a firearm and ending in 1892 with the introduction of ...

History of Firearms


History of Firearms. For millenia man has been fascinated with the idea of launching a projectile at animals--or men of opposing points of view--and has ...

Gun History - American Firearms Institute


Important Dates in Gun History starting from the Han Dynasty thru current day developments Compiled and Researched by the American Firearms Institute.

Firearm History Request | Smith & Wesson


Smith & Wesson is excited to announce a new partnership with the Smith & Wesson Historical Foundation (S&WHF). The S&WHF will now be providing the ...

Early Firearms History - How Early Firearms Evolved


May 29, 2011 ... A brief overview of the evolution of early firearms including a look at how early firearms technology changed guns, battle tactics and the world.

Firearms History, Technology & Development


In our last post, we studied some discoveries by Baron Von Lenk, who succeeded in developing a process to manufacture gun cotton in larger quantities.

Important Dates in Gun History - ArmsCollectors.com


ArmsCollectors.com Collectable Firearms Forums Modern, antique and collectable firearms, ... (Based on A History of Firearms by Major H.B.C. Pollard)

Firearms - The History Of Guns Rifles And ... - Inventors - About.com


The History of Firearms. 2. Famous Inventors : A to Z. 3. A Patent for a President. 4. Henry Shrapnel 1761–1842. 5. How Many Women Inventors Are There?