Red Menace’s Reading Room: HMS Ulysses

One of the lesser known fronts of combat in World War Two is the Arctic convoy run from the UK to Russia. From 1941 through to almost the end of the war, Allied ships sailed some of the most inhospitable waters on the planet to keep the Soviets equipped with American made planes, tanks, trucks … Continue reading Red Menace’s Reading Room: HMS Ulysses

The Browning Hi-Power: Barry Lyndon in 9mm NATO

Barry Lyndon is probably one of Stanley Kubrick’s lesser known films. Although it won 4 Oscars, it is nowhere near the pop culture status of The Shining or Full Metal Jacket. The film is set in the mid to late 18th century, has about two action set pieces, is mostly people in rooms talking to … Continue reading The Browning Hi-Power: Barry Lyndon in 9mm NATO

[Quick Shots] My Ruger AR-556: The Muttrah City Meme Machine

Standard issue carbine of SickmenInf, Winfantry, and Habibinf This Ruger AR-556 was the first AR I ever bought. I picked it up used at a gunshow (you might notice a theme developing there) for about $400. It was pretty rapidly replaced as my "go to carbine" by subsequent pistol builds. So with no real role … Continue reading [Quick Shots] My Ruger AR-556: The Muttrah City Meme Machine