The Weapon Hunter

  • 2015
  • TV Show
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A team of experts searches for collectible artifacts and weapons.

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What It Was Like to Be on the Ground at Iwo Jima
03:20 — Weapon Hunter host Paul Shull is tracing the history of the iconic American gun known as the Stinger. In the process, he meets Robert Mueller, a veter (more…)
How Dirty Is Sniper Training?
03:31 — As 'The Weapon Hunter' host Paul Shull learns, training to become a sniper requires mastering the art of hiding in plain sight. The camouflage, howeve (more…)
Firing One of the Deadliest Cannons of the Civil War
02:25 — The Napoleon 1857 was considered the deadliest cannon of the Civil War due to its accuracy and force. Watch as 'The Weapon Hunter' host Paul Shull dem (more…)
How a U.S. Veteran Held off More Than 35 Enemy Soldiers
01:43 — During the Vietnam War, veteran David Larson was helping transport a special ops team into a mission zone when his crew was ambushed. In the midst of (more…)
Allied Troops Used These Massive Pipe Bombs at Omaha Beach
04:22 — World War II veteran John Raaen Jr. was there the day Allied troops stormed Omaha Beach at Normandy. In retelling the experience to Weapon Hunter host (more…)
What Was the Best WWII Sniper Rifle?
03:21 — The debate over which seminal WWII sniper rifle is better -- the M1903 Springfield or the M1 Garand -- has raged for decades. 'The Weapon Hunter' host (more…)
How Not to Lose Your Hand While Firing a Cannon
03:25 — Being a cannoneer may seem like a simple job, but reloading a cannon is actually a life-threatening job. 'The Weapon Hunter' host Paul Shull demonstra (more…)
A Demonstration of Elite WWII Combat Techniques
01:36 — Self-defense was one of the most important skills troops needed to survive battle in WWII. Pat O'Neill, combat instructor, taught elite troops hand-to (more…)
A Pearl Harbor Veteran Tells His Harrowing Story of Survival
02:33 — Mickey Ganitch, a U.S. sailor stationed at Pearl Harbor, was gearing up for a football game on December 7, 1941, when hundreds of fighter pilots appea (more…)
How the Civil War Ushered in a New Era of Weaponry
01:35 — The Civil War was the bloodiest conflict in American history, in part because of technological advances in devastating weaponry. Here, 'The Weapon Hun (more…)
How Psychological Warfare Scared German Troops
01:44 — During WWII, the 1st Special Service Force was an elite unit with a remarkable record of never having lost a battle. Because they were outnumbered, th (more…)
Putting a Disposable Vietnam-Era Rocket Launcher to the Test
04:34 — A Vietnam veteran introduces Weapon Hunter host Paul Shull to the M72 LAW shoulder-fired rocket launcher--a single-use weapon that can penetrate armor (more…)
This Woman Was One of WWII's Deadliest Snipers
01:26 — During WWII, Russia, in need of extra soldiers, sent many women into battle. That's how Lyudmila Pavlichenko became one of the most feared snipers of (more…)
Rare: The $30,000 Sword George Custer Used in Battle
01:38 — General George Custer was a U.S. cavalry officer best known for leading troops into the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where he met his fate. Here's ho (more…)
Firing the Most Powerful Anti-Tank Gun of WWII
03:16 — Used by the Germans in WWII, the Pak 40 makes other anti-tank guns look like toys. It can fire 10 shots per minute, and the force of one shot can blas (more…)
This Deceptive Vehicle Destroyed Hitler’s Tanks
01:24 — Tanks played a special role during WWII. They were used to support infantry and packed quite the punch. This tank, however, is not your ordinary tank. (more…)
Could You Carry 100 Pounds of Patrol Gear?
02:22 — Vietnam War infantry soldiers had to carry 80-100 lbs. of gear amid hot, humid, and dangerous surroundings. 'The Weapon Hunter' host Paul Shull gets a (more…)
Rare: The $30,000 Sword George Custer Used in Battle
01:38 — General George Custer was a U.S. cavalry officer best known for leading troops into the Battle of the Little Bighorn, where he met his fate. Here's ho (more…)
Unleashing the Historic Gatling Gun on a Watermelon Line-Up
03:53 — The rotating-barreled, hand-cranked Gatling gun was invented in 1861-and immediately rewrote the rules of warfare. Now, Weapon Hunter host Paul Shull (more…)
The Weapon Hunter - Season 2
From unsung armored beasts to anti-aircraft cannons to Frankenguns, see history’s greatest weapons come firing back to life.
The Weapon Hunter - Season 2
From unsung armored beasts to anti-aircraft cannons to Frankenguns, see history’s greatest weapons come firing back to life.
The Weapon Hunter
Military history buff Paul Shull tracks down the greatest weapons of the past 150 years.
The Weapon Hunter
Military history buff Paul Shull tracks down the greatest weapons of the past 150 years.

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  • Premiered: July 7, 2015
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  • Premise: A team of experts searches for collectible artifacts and weapons. (more)

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