Midway USA's Gun Stories

Hosted by actor and gun enthusiast Joe Mantegna, Midway USA's Gun Stories takes viewers through a firearm's history, from the heart of the design through its use on the range. Using state-of-the-art, high-speed photography, Gun Stories looks at the operation and performance of each weapon, from classics like the Mauser bolt-action, to cutting-edge firearms like the Adaptive Combat Rifle. Throughout the series, historians, shooters, trainers and industry experts place these weapons in their historical and social context, making Gun Stories a unique and definitive collection on the history of firearms.

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History of Swiss Rifles

Episode 6x18; Nov 2, 2016

The Swiss have always led the way with precision rifles, owing to their citizen army. From the Schmidt-Rubin through the current 550 series of weapons, these rifles have demanded quality throughout history.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
6x18: History of Swiss RiflesNov 2, 2016
6x17: Embellished WeaponsOct 26, 2016
6x16: The Russian PKMOct 19, 2016
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