• A cadet fires a weapon during the West Point History Department's annual Historic Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.  The event gives History majors, as well as undecided cadets, the opportunity to fire weapons used by U.S. forces and enemy fighters throughout history.

    Historic Weapons

    A cadet fires a weapon during the West Point History Department's annual Historic Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2. The event gives History majors, as well as undecided cadets, the opportunity to fire weapons used by U.S. forces and enemy fighters...

  • A West Point Cadet lays out ammunition prior to the annual Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.  Cadets load magazines before moving to the firing line to shoot weapons used during the Revolutionary War and throughout our nation's battles.  The event is part of the History Department's curriculum.

    Historic Weapons

    A West Point Cadet lays out ammunition prior to the annual Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2. Cadets load magazines before moving to the firing line to shoot weapons used during the Revolutionary War and throughout our nation's battles. The...

  • Major Michael Bonura, history instructor, gives West Point cadets a safety brief before the Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.  Bonura, West Point Class of 1997, says the event "brings history home to them and shows differences between the ways armies fight through the weapons they fight with."

    Historic Weapons

    Major Michael Bonura, history instructor, gives West Point cadets a safety brief before the Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2. Bonura, West Point Class of 1997, says the event "brings history home to them and shows differences between the ways...

  • A cadet engages a target during the Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.

    Historic Weapons

    A cadet engages a target during the Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.

  • Expended shell casings fly as cadets engage targets during the annual West Point History Department's Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.

    Historic Weapons

    Expended shell casings fly as cadets engage targets during the annual West Point History Department's Historical Weapons Shoot on Sat., May 2.

  • Cadets watch a demonstration about American weapons from the Revolutionary War through World War II as part of the Historical Weapons Shoot on May 2.  The shoot offered cadets an opportunity to learn about, and fire, weapons used in our country's wars by American service members and enemy fighters.

    Historic Weapons Shoot

    Cadets watch a demonstration about American weapons from the Revolutionary War through World War II as part of the Historical Weapons Shoot on May 2. The shoot offered cadets an opportunity to learn about, and fire, weapons used in our country's wars...

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