An anti-Qaddafi fighter wears an animal skin as he advances towards Sirte, on September 26, 2011. (Reuters/Esam Al-Fetori)

Some really epic pics in this photo set of rockets in mid flight, piles of rifles, a guy on crutches firing a RPG, patina AKs etc..

Check out all 40 at the Atlantic – HERE


33 more photos (without stupid captions I think are funny) over at The Atlantic – HERE

A video of their DIY weapons:


A few days ago I blogged about the British Army sniper that set a new kill distance record with an Accuracy International L115A3.


Well it looks like the British are breeding Universal soldier types, because today some more impressive shooting was in the UK news:

A British sniper shot dead five Taliban gunmen in just 28 seconds to save the lives of comrades walking into an ambush.

The marksman felled the rebels from more than a mile away as they prepared to attack troops on foot patrol in Afghanistan.

The corporal  –  whose identity cannot be revealed for security reasons  –  has killed a record 37 enemy fighters during a four-month tour of duty.

Full Story – HERE

The phones at Accuracy International are likely ringing off the hook lately.

If I were British I’d  have done this in reaction to the article: