Guns have always been a fascinating topic in America. From who's using them to what model, make and brand they are, guns have become a staple in our modern society.
AK47 - U R Everything , whether that's a sad or thrilling fact, we've decided to let our readers in on some interesting facts about one of America's most loved and hated assault rifles: the AK With a new book on the market entitled AK The Story of the People's GunMichael Hodges is an expert on this particular weapon, and we got Hodges to let us in on a few little-known facts about the AK while researching his work.
Although by some estimates there are million AKstyle assault rifles in circulation around the world, the gun's inventor, Mikhail Kalashnikov, did not become rich unlike Eugene Stoner, the inventor of the American M16 assault rifle, who died a wealthy man.
Communist states had no patents, and until its collapse inKalashnikov was simply an employee of the Soviet Union. Despite that country awarding him the Hero of Socialist Labor medal and many other accolades, this particular Socialist hero, who just happened to change the world, started life as an enemy of the Soviet Union.
Kalashnikov narrowly escaped being shot by Stalin's special police after his family was denounced as Kulaks inand exiled to Siberia. Kalashnikov escaped again when a Panzer shell blew him from his tank inas the Soviets fought desperately to halt the Nazi advance on Moscow. The AK can be stripped in under a minute and Peter Broggs - Never Give Up quickly in almost any climatic condition.
With only eight moving parts the AK is cheap to manufacture and easy to use — so easy in fact that children can be taught how to properly handle this weapon in a single hour. Sudanese child soldier Emmanuel Jal picked up his first AK when he was 9 years old. When the fighting starts you can put the gun down and run away, AK47 - U R Everything pull the trigger. Once you've fired an AK you become brave. Search AskMen AK47 - U R Everything. Messages You have no Mine For A While - Rob Mullins - Fired Up. Notifications You have no notifications.
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