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Hist. Chan. Sept. 13
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Florida, United States
Member Since: December 27, 2001
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Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2002 - 05:30 PM UTC
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@ 0800 & @ 1400 Tales of the Gun
Guns of Infamy

Review guns that changed history as we examine the firearms used to assassinate Presidents Kennedy, McKinley, Garfield, and Lincoln, and the gun that triggered WWI when it was used to kill Archduke Ferdinand. We'll also look at candidates for the gun that fired the "shot heard 'round the world" in the American Revolution. TV G

@ 0900 & @1500 Tales of the Gun
The Guns of Smith & Wesson

They laid the groundwork for the Winchester Repeating Rifle and put a cartridge six-shooter in the West years before Colt's Peacemaker. Their innovative spirit has led handgun technology for over a century. Meet Horace Smith and Daniel Baird Wesson, and see why the company they forged remains at the industry's vanguard. TV G

@ 1000 & @ 1600 Tales of the Gun
The M-16

The most powerful assault rifle ever used in combat, the M-16 became the symbol of our lost war--Vietnam--and can easily be called America's most unloved gun. Yet, 30 years after its introduction, it stands as a potent icon of U.S. military strength worldwide. We'll explain how it almost ended up on the scrap heap! TV G

@ 1100 & @ 1700 Tales of the Gun
Japanese Guns of WWII

As Japan bombed its way into the Pacific during WWII, Imperial soldiers carried pride, a sense of invincibility, and an arsenal of clumsy and outdated weapons. Convinced that the tactics and tools that led to victory over colonial enemies would be just as effective against the Allies, Japan would see its weaponry lead to defeat. TV G

@ 1200 & @ !800 Tales of the Gun
Ten Guns That Changed the World

It could be argued that the gun is mankind's most important invention. If so, then which guns have had the greatest impact on history? The first repeating rifle or the first automatic pistol? The Gatling gun or the Tommy gun? See if you can guess which 10 guns our firearms experts and historians chose. Their choices were based upon innovative design, individual function, and impact on history. TV G

In case you've missed, or was wondering what happened with the listings, there has been nothing of military interest on THC in the past 2 weeks.
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Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2002 - 05:43 PM UTC
Is american listings for the history channel the same as European? Will we see these shows today aswell? Just wondering