History ImprovisedWeapon / RealLife

6th Jun '17 9:17:03 PM Nylsa
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* ANFO, fertilizer and diesel, mix and ''voila'', instant bomb. And you can make a gun with an door bolt for the firing mechanism and a bullet with a bamboo section full of match heads and a nail. Put it all in a pipe and ad a pebble in front of it, you got a gun now. MacGuyver for all!

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* ANFO, fertilizer and diesel, mix and ''voila'', instant bomb. And you You can also make a gun with an door bolt for the firing mechanism and a bullet with a bamboo section full of match heads and a nail. Put it all in a pipe and ad add a pebble in front of it, you got a gun now. MacGuyver MacGyvering for all!
30th Apr '17 4:42:16 PM Taskmaster123
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* Members of any country's armed forces are pretty much taught that anything you can get hands on can be used as a weapon.

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* Members of any country's armed forces are pretty much taught that anything you can get your hands on can be used as a weapon.
30th Apr '17 4:41:54 PM Taskmaster123
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* Members of any country's armed forces are pretty much taught that anything you can get hands on can be used as a weapon.
19th Apr '17 9:50:48 PM JackthaRippa
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* An unopened can of soda. A cylindrical, metallic object that can exert a lot of force on impact. Your opponent will probably be picking up his teeth off the sidewalk after getting hit with one.
12th Apr '17 4:42:42 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* Perhaps one of the most infamous and iconic improvised weapons in the real world is the MolotovCocktail, a weapon which has such ordinary components as gasoline / petrol, a glass bottle, and some sort of wick or fuse (often a cloth rag). It was first used in the UsefulNotes/SpanishCivilWar by Nationalist troops to repel T-26 tanks under General Franco's orders, as well as variations of petrol bombs and kerosene-soaked blankets, and their success lead to the Republicans quickly making them from glass jars and baby bottles. Molotov cocktails were also successfully used by the Finnish against intruding Russians in the Winter War of 1939.

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* Perhaps one of the most infamous and iconic improvised weapons in the real world is the MolotovCocktail, a weapon which has such ordinary components as gasoline / petrol, a glass bottle, and some sort of wick or fuse (often a cloth rag). It was first used in the UsefulNotes/SpanishCivilWar by Nationalist troops to repel T-26 tanks under General Franco's orders, as well as variations of petrol bombs and kerosene-soaked petrol-soaked blankets, and their success lead to the Republicans quickly making them from glass jars and baby bottles. Molotov cocktails were also successfully used by the Finnish against intruding Russians in the Winter War of 1939.
12th Apr '17 4:42:23 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* Perhaps one of the most infamous and iconic improvised weapons in the real world is the MolotovCocktail, a weapon which has such ordinary components as gasoline / petrol, a glass bottle, and some sort of wick or fuse (often a cloth rag). It was successfully used by the Finnish against intruding Russians.

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* Perhaps one of the most infamous and iconic improvised weapons in the real world is the MolotovCocktail, a weapon which has such ordinary components as gasoline / petrol, a glass bottle, and some sort of wick or fuse (often a cloth rag). It was first used in the UsefulNotes/SpanishCivilWar by Nationalist troops to repel T-26 tanks under General Franco's orders, as well as variations of petrol bombs and kerosene-soaked blankets, and their success lead to the Republicans quickly making them from glass jars and baby bottles. Molotov cocktails were also successfully used by the Finnish against intruding Russians.Russians in the Winter War of 1939.
9th Apr '17 9:54:44 PM Deathhacker
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* The French Army was one of the leaders in the development of trench knife designs and concepts. Besides shortening long sword-like bayonets and commissioning the development of new designs, unit blacksmiths fashioned field expedient weapons such as the French Nail, made from stolen barb wire stakes. Supposedly the Nail was so successful the Germans stole the design and concept after they encountered them firsthand.

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The French Army was one of the leaders in the development of trench knife designs and concepts. Besides shortening long sword-like bayonets and commissioning the development of new designs, unit blacksmiths fashioned field expedient weapons such as the French Nail, made from stolen barb wire stakes. Supposedly the Nail was so successful the Germans stole the design and concept after they encountered them firsthand.firsthand.
** As they were manufactured on the field and with no set blueprints, some trench knives/french nails had "knuckle dusters" built into them, allowing the user to punch the enemy in the face and stunning his opponent before plunging the sharp end of the nail into the poor sod's helmet. Rumor has it that some nails were strong enough to go straight through the steel helmets of the Germans in one stroke, making them terrifyingly deadly in the cramped trenches.
9th Apr '17 9:43:09 PM Deathhacker
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** Part of the reason why the butt/stock of most guns is preferably made out of hardwood or a hard material is because it makes for a very good improvised club. The legendary AK-47 is notable in this regard in that it uses a solid wooden stock, which can crack skulls when combined with it's infamously durable frame.
17th Jan '17 9:12:00 AM KCN
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** In Yugoslavia, German soldiers once threw a blanket over a partisan tank to effectively blind it. [[note]] A young woman named Milka Bosnic risked her life, ran to the tank and took off the blanket. She was killed and postuhumously declared a war hero.[[/note]]
3rd Jan '17 4:05:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* During his time as Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien once had an intruder get into 24 Sussex, the Official Residence of the Prime Minster, while he and his wife were home. He grabbed a smallish Inuit soapstone carving as an improvised weapon. Doesn't count as any sort of badass, though. He was hiding in the next room while his wife was talking to the intruder, keeping him busy until the security detail was able to get inside and deal with the problem. This doesn't say much about the security detail being all that {{Badass}} either. (The time he broke away from his security escort, proceeded to wade through a crowd, and started to strangle some poor schmuck who didn't get out of the way fast enough doesn't say much about the quality of the security detail or his suitability as a person at large, either.)

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* During his time as Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chrétien once had an intruder get into 24 Sussex, the Official Residence of the Prime Minster, while he and his wife were home. He grabbed a smallish Inuit soapstone carving as an improvised weapon. Doesn't count as any sort of badass, though. He was hiding in the next room while his wife was talking to the intruder, keeping him busy until the security detail was able to get inside and deal with the problem. This doesn't say much about the security detail being all that {{Badass}} badass either. (The time he broke away from his security escort, proceeded to wade through a crowd, and started to strangle some poor schmuck who didn't get out of the way fast enough doesn't say much about the quality of the security detail or his suitability as a person at large, either.)
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