Sale The Story of the Gun DVD - 1996 TV Documentary - A&E
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The groundbreaking and highly acclaimed A&E documentary series 'The Story of the Gun' has finally been released on DVD, exclusively at This DVD Box Set contains every episode of the programme!

Several hundred years ago, an unknown inventor combined charcoal, sulfur and saltpeter and lit it afire. When the dust settled the world was changed forever. From the creation of gunpowder to today's high-tech assault rifles, the gun has changed human life like few other inventions.

In this fascinating account, THE STORY OF THE GUN travels through the centuries to examine the remarkable innovations that made modern firearms possible. Meet the gunsmiths and entrepreneurs whose names became legend, including Gatling, Colt, Remington, Winchester, Thompson, Browning, Maxim and Kalashnikov. Go west with frontiersman, ride with lawmen and outlaws and march with soldiers into battle.

You'll even get a privileged look at where advanced weapons technology is headed today. THE STORY OF THE GUN is a comprehensive look at one of mankind's most pivotal inventions.


Garry James ... Editor, Guns & Ammo Magazine
R.L. Wilson ... Author / Antiquarian / Chairman Antique Arms Committee / Chairman U.S. Society of Arms & Armour
Whit Collins ... Ballistics Design Historian
Sarah Rittgers ... Museum Specialists / Smithsonian Institute Arms & Armour Department
Ian Hogg ... Weapons Expert, Former editor of Jane's Infantry Weapons
William B. Ruger Sr. ... Chairman & CEO - Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc
Roy Jinks ... Chief Historian - Smith & Wesson
Steve Beatty ... Chief Superintendent - Springfield Armory
James Nottage ... Curator, Gene Autry Museum of Western Heritage

  • THE STORY OF THE GUN DVD collection includes custom episode guides so you can find your favorite episode at anytime
  • The DVDs are formatted region free so you can watch them on any DVD player, DVD-ROM X-Box or Playstation Worldwide
  • All DVDs are presented in full screen, commercial free and unedited. Exactly the same as it was shown on A&E!
  • Presented in English
 This DVD Set is brand new and sealed.

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