A small single shot firearm designed to be concealed in oneself until a time it can be discretely extracted and presumably used against a high valued target. Custom tiny projectiles (4.5mm in this case) were often intended to be laced with poison.
Mr. Max Popenker sent us this photo he took of a range of Soviet-era Spetsnaz and KGB pistols. Max writes … From quiet to silent: Soviet Spetsnaz pistols, L to R: 9×18 PB integrally suppressed pistol, 7.62×63 S4M silent pistol firing PZAM gas-seal [Read More…]
Editor’s note: Claymore’s career took many interesting twists and turn through some of the worlds most notorious regions. His first article for TFB, about the rare AK rifles he discovered deep in the jungle, can be read here. His second article about the [Read More…]