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History of the firearm


The firearm was invented in China during the 13th century AD, after the Chinese invented black powder during the 9th century AD. These inventions were later ...

A Brief History of Firearms - NRA Museums:


For the next four centuries, the greatest advances in the evolution of firearms ..... At this point the history of firearms, we must travel back across the Atlantic, and ...

The History and Evolution of Guns as Told Through Pictures ...


Mar 12, 2013 ... This article is part of a series on Guns in America that explores the use of firearms in our country and the debate over gun control. This is an ...



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 ...

Who invented the first gun? | HowStuffWorks


Who invented the first gun is explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Find out who invented the first gun.

The History of Firearms - A Timeline - Inventors - About.com


1364: First recorded use of a firearm - shooter lit wicks by hand that ingnited gunpowder that was loaded into the gun barrel. 1400s: Matchlock guns - first ...

Firearms History, Technology & Development


Firearms History, Technology & Development ..... The origin of this powder has to do with larger guns rather than firearms, but is still an interesting point of study, ...

Firearm History Request - Smith & Wesson


REQUEST THE HISTORY OF YOUR S&W HANDGUN ... A letter of authenticity can help bring new insight about the age, make and model of your firearm.

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.



Welcome to Historical Firearms, a site that looks at the history, development and use of firearms, as well as wider military history.

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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 ...

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.

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)