Tag: history

WW1 Villar Perosa SMG at the Range

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I am out here at the range today courtesy of the Morphy Auction Company up in Pennsylvania, and we have a magnificently rare and very cool First World War machine gun. This is a Villar Perosa. This is the double-barreled…

By Luis Garrison October 14, 2019 100

Mary Rockwell’s Interview

Mary Rockwell: My name is Mary Rockwell. Spell it? M-a-r-y R-o-c-k-w-e-l-l. Cindy Kelly: Very good. What was your maiden name? Rockwell: Compton. Kelly: And how is that spelled? Rockwell: C-o-m-p-t-o-n. Kelly: Okay. Is there a funny story attached with that? Rockwell: Yes. My sister, her husband having been head of the Y-12 Beta process, was…

By Luis Garrison October 13, 2019 0

Unknown No Longer

Welcome to the Virginia Historical Society Online and into Unknown No Longer, a database of Virginia slave names. I am Dr. Lauranett Lee, Curator of African American History. On behalf of all of us at the Virginia Historical Society, I want to thank Dominion Resources for their generous grant, which made this project possible. Unknown…

By Luis Garrison October 10, 2019 1

Hitler’s copy of “Mein Kampf” to be auctioned

SO IF YOU’RE IN THE MARKET FOR HISTORIC MEMORABILIA, THERE’S AN AUCTION YOU MAY BE CONSIDERED IN. MORE THAN A THOUSAND ITEMS OF WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II BEING AUCTIONED OFF. THERE’S ONE PIECE GENERATING SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF BUZZ. IT’S THE MANIFESTO, HITLER’S EDITION, YEAH, HIS EDITION, PARTICULARLY RARE. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT…

By Luis Garrison October 1, 2019 0