Top 7 military weapons most people have never heard of

soviet-ekranoplan

Lun-class Ekranoplane

History of weapon design is full of examples of human ingenuity run amok. “What are some historical weapons that most people have never heard of,” a group of Quora users asked. The answers provide an amazing insight into the history of war, and offer examples of some of the most ingenious — yet impractical — weaponry ever created.

 

 

Continue reading… “Top 7 military weapons most people have never heard of”

The Largest Gun ever built

big gun 23233

One big bang!

In 1939, Adolf Hitler needed to figure out how to get past the French Maginot line, a 1500km defensive wall of fortifications, tank barriers, artillery and machine gun nests running along the French-German and French-Italian borders. Before he figured out to simply run around the line via Belgium, Hitler schemed to destroy it outright…

Continue reading… “The Largest Gun ever built”