Russia’s Saiga-12 Combat Shotgun

An excellent combat shotgun, and possibly one of the top ten, is Russia’s Saiga-12.  The original Saiga-12 was designed in the 1990s (reflecting a number of similarities to the Kalashnikov assault rifles) but a number of variants soon followed.  The Saiga-12 has a...

Top Shotguns Manufactured

A number of combinations are possible when compiling a list of top shotguns manufactured.  A list could be compiled based on those used in the military or shotguns used exclusively in sport and competitive shooting.  While it is difficult at best to compile a single...

Madame Simone Renaud – The Mother of Normandy

  Madame Simone Renaud – also known as the Mother of Normandy – was 45 years old when the United States invaded Normandy during World War II.  She and her three children watched in horror as German soldiers opened fire onto the 101st and 82nd Airborne Division...