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British Gatling guns, 1879. Photograph by Lieutenant-Colonel Wilfred Anderson, 1879.

This is a cracking shot of British Gatling guns during the Zulu Wars 1879 For Ben

*CIVIL WAR ~ Gatling Gun:one of the best-known early rapid-fire weapons+a forerunner of the modern machine gun.Invented by Richard Gatling,it is known for its use by the Union forces during the American Civil War in the 1860s,which was the first time it was employed in combat.Later it was used in the Boshin War,the Anglo-Zulu War+still later in the assault on San Juan Hill during the Spanish–American War.

*CIVIL WAR ~ Gatling Gun:one of the best-known early rapid-fire weapons+a forerunner of the modern machine gun.Invented by Richard Gatling,it is known for its use by the Union forces during the American Civil War in the was the first time it w

First Machine Gun. The first machine gun was invented in 1862, and was named the "Gatling Gun." It was a gun that had high rate of fire but was still powered by hand.

The machine gun was invented by Helge Palmcrantz in the This changed the way people fought in wars.

Major Arthur L. (“Gat”) Howard, machine gun officer with the Royal Canadian Dragoons in South Africa, February — December 1900; founder and Commanding Officer of the Canadian Scouts, December 1900 — February 1901.

Major Arthur L. (“Gat”) Howard, machine gun officer with the Royal Canadian Dragoons in South Africa, February — December founder and Commanding Officer of the Canadian Scouts, December 1900 — February

British Army Gatling guns and their crews during the Zulu war; 1879

A British gatling gun crew in South Africa. The famous American-made weapon also saw action in Afghanistan.

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