Weapons That Changed the World (DVD)
These machines are as fearsome as they are awe-inspiring. As devastating as they are essential for victory. This cutting-edge series examines the evolution of firearms, revealing how each one changed the face of combat forever.
Created by legendary gun designer, John Moses Browning, the Colt M1911 is the most admired and influential pistol of the 20th century. 100 years after its introduction, the M1911 is still carried by servicemen today.
Over the past 300 years, the battlefield has seen many great rifles , from the black powder musket, to Bolt Action breech-loaders, to semi-auto wonders like the M1 Garand , the rifle that won World War II.?
Sub Machine Guns
They are some of the most iconic and recognizable weapons in the world: the Tommy Gun, the Uzi and todays MP5. The submachine gun was invented to sweep the trenchesand break the stalemate of World War One.
With a punch so devastating, this heavy hitter has been called The King of Battle!? Artillery has tipped the scales in some of historys most important battles, and has evolved into todays fierce monster of war , the M777 Howitzer.
Hand Held Rockets
How does one man take on a tank, or turn a building into rubble? Watch the firing of the RPG-7, the most notorious anti-tank weapon in the world and see how the RPG and other shaped-charge? projectiles developed from the WWII-era Bazooka, the Panzershreck and Panzerfaust.
No weapon is more feared, or more misunderstood, than the Assault Rifle. And no assault rifle has proved more successful, or more lethal, than the Soviet AK-47: the single deadliest firearm in the history of the world.
Release Date: 14 Aug. 2017