Guns - Evolution of Firearms
The greatest gift of mankind over beasts is his ability to craft and use tools. From the simple stone axe to modern warfare technology the relationship between man and survival has been an ongoing battle from the beginning of time.
S01:E01 - From the Invention of Firearms to the American Rifle
From the simple stone axe to firearms that helped concur the land that would become the United States of America.
S01:E02 - From the Flintlock to the Percussion cap
From the stock piles of firearms used in the U.S. Colonies fight for independence, to the creation of the American gun.
S01:E03 - The Weapons of the Civil War
From the North to the South the firearms that won the Civil War.
S01:E04 - Post Civil War Weapons and the Winning of the West
From the Post-Civil War military to the wild frontier, the demand for firearms was growing.
S01:E05 - The Weapons of WWI
The machine gun changed the warfront and defined and dominated the WWI experience.
S01:E06 - The Weapons of WWII
The need to keep up with modern warfare sparked invention and economic growth.
S01:E07 - Post WWII to Today... From the M-14 the the M4 Carbine
The field of battle was growing smaller and the invention of a light weight and short range firearms were necessary for combat.