Shotgun use in war

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Hell in a Handbasket has an interesting post about the use of shotguns in war.

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.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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