Shotgun use in war

Hell in a Handbasket has an interesting post about the use of shotguns in war.
Model 97 Military Shotgun

Every war the United States has taken part in has seen the troops using shotguns. During WWI, the firearms firm of Winchester even modified a design dating back to 1897 so a bayonet could be attached.

The photo on the right is the Winchester Model 97 Trench Gun

More here.





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