Samuel Colt and the beginning of revolvers

Revolver is one of the most famous piece of weaponry. It is till this day associated with Wild West and American freedom. In 50s of 20th century, Melchior Wańkowicz was describing the south of United States of America as a land of revolvers, which were living the legend of Samuel Colt. The creator of new revolver, was considered a hero, one of the few men that created the America as the country we used to know today. Even if from his times, many things changed in weaponry, it is hard not to...


A history of firearms

Firearms are considered dangerous, due to their high efficiency. Even a semi-trained shooter is able to get rid of someone’s life within a second, not to mention hurting or injuring people. It is not an accident that you need a special license to have a weapon, which is not that easy, considering all of criteria you have to meet. However, not many people realize that for the centuries of history of weapon development, firearms were not that useful. Artillery was a thing, but not simple...