Are trench shotguns illegal?
A “trench gun” is simply a shotgun and, No, shotguns are not illegal in warfare. No they’re not illegal. A trench gun was designed to be used in WW1 trenches which is how they got their name.
Why did Germany not use shotguns?
The German government decried the use of shotguns as inhumane, stating, “The German Government protests against the use of shotguns by the American Army and calls attention to the fact that according to the law of war, every U.S. prisoner of war found to have in his possession such guns or ammunition belonging thereto …
Did they use shotguns in ww2?
The shotgun was used by Allied forces and Allied supported partisans in all theaters of combat in World War II, and both pump and semi-automatic shotguns are currently issued to all branches of the US military; they have also been used in subsequent conflicts by French, British, Australian, and New Zealand forces, as …
What shotgun does military use?
The most common type of shotgun used for this purpose is the manually operated, slide-action/pump-action type like the Remington M870 or Mossberg 590A1. The latter is currently the pump-action of choice for US armed forces, and both have seen service with other militaries.
Why did Germany not like shotguns?
Did Germans try to ban shotguns?
The Germans were unsuccessful in their attempt to get shotguns banned and shotguns are now used by almost all if not every military in the world for room clearing, and breaching operations.
When did Winchester stop using nickel steel in their shot guns?
thank you. Winchester introduced the Nickel Steel barrel alloy in early 1895 (with the introduction of the 30 WCF). It was the standard barrel alloy material for all Model 1894 barrels made for the 30 WCF, 25-35 WCF, and 32 WS cartridges until early 1932 when Winchester switched to Proof Steel as standard.