A Short History of the Machine Gun

by Read Listen Learn · History · Intermediate

The machine gun was first used in the American Civil War of 1861 to 1865. Its effects were terrible and, so, sales of the weapon immediately increased, as more and more countries wanted to buy this deadly new piece of arms technology. Read about the history of the machine gun, a weapon that governments, armies and rebels still buy today (1,000 words)

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