‘Heroic’ Passengers Disarm Gunman Who Killed 1, Wounded 5 on Bus From L.A. in Fort Tejon Area

One person was killed and five others were wounded Monday morning when a gunman opened fire aboard a Greyhound bus that was headed to the Bay Area from Los Angeles before passengers disarmed him, authorities said. Authorities received a 911 call from someone aboard the bus just before 1:30 a.m. reporting that a person with … Continue reading “‘Heroic’ Passengers Disarm Gunman Who Killed 1, Wounded 5 on Bus From L.A. in Fort Tejon Area”

Classic Ammo – The 7.5×55mm Swiss

For the 7.5mm Swiss pistol round, see 7.5mm 1882 Ordnance The 7.5×55mm Swiss or GP 11 (or unofficially 7.5×55mm Schmidt–Rubin) is a cartridge developed for the Swiss Army by mechanical engineer Lt. Col. Eduard Rubinfor rifles based on Rudolf Schmidt’s action design. The ammunition used by the Schmidt–Rubin Model 1889 rifle was one of the first to use 7.5 mm copper-jacketed rounds similar to those used today. The GP90 7.5×53.5mm round … Continue reading “Classic Ammo – The 7.5×55mm Swiss”