The Fat Electrician Reviews: The Trench Sweeper (War Crime Stick)
The Fat Electrician Reviews: The Trench Sweeper (War Crime Stick)
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“If he doesn’t have beef jerky you’re in trouble”
“You are the beef jerky”
Love your commentary brother. ⛩👍
To note just about every participant in ww1 used chemical warfare (as there are some gasses used that are worse than mustard gas) and flamethrowers.
Flamethrowers, Interestingly enough would not be banned until I think the veitnam war or later but only banned in certain circumstances. chemical warfare was banned before, but was broken when chlorine gas entered the battlefield by the Germans. Invented by the guy who split nitrogen to make ammonia which is what feeds the world.
He made chlorine gas with the idea it would end the war sooner. It did not just made it more miserable. And when it was introduced 2 years remained. And by the end of this hell 15 to 20 million dead more than half civilian, and 20 million injured but most likely more. And the amount of damage I don’t know how much but left eroupe in flames.
I get it. The Thompson was both. Because it was a big heavy device, that once you emptied the .45 acp rds out of it, it was still big and heavy, and if you used it on high ground down on the soldiers in the trenches, with no ammo, the literal weight of it, 11 lbs or so, in a sling blade type action, would sweep the ones in the trenches off their feet. Trust me, Thompsons, are much larger and heavier than what you all see in movies.
Imagine if we had dragon breath shells in ww1.
Love my Winchester Model 12 (the 97’s younger, sleeker brother). It’s a fantastic gat. JMB really knew how to design a good firearm.
You also forgot that this is partly a JMB design
2:15 Huh, so the Germans were basically COD players, they got mad when people used shotguns and blamed it on low skill
Clarksville Tennessee born and raised fort Campbell Kentucky right down 41A
I have my great grandpa’s model 1897. Been handed down for 4 generations now. Zero finish left on it, but it still works.
And now we have the AA12 12 gauge full auto shot gun with the avaiblety of a 32 round drum magazine
"WW1 started in 1914, but we didn’t get involved until 1917… because the #1 seed always gets a bye in the first round…" – roflol!!!
My great great grandfather was a marine who served in WW1 and my mom actually has a trench knife which has been passed down from him. The knife is actually a cut down bayonet off of this gun and my ancestor had a blacksmith put a handguard on it too.
Everyone used flamethrowers and chemical warfare in WW1. Also I’m pretty sure *everyone* was a bad guy in WW1
A Winchester Model 1897 was what I grew up hunting birds with. It was a civilian version of the gun, but given that it belonged to my grandfather’s uncle, the timeline makes me wonder if it was a classic case of "this model served me well in the military, I am buying one for myself." It is a badass gun though.
The war crime stick… original recipe.
There’s an old story
This stage coach driver is riding with his pal to California
Some Asian jumps out of the bushes doing kung fu moves, screams “I am mastuh of kung fu, give me all your valuables”
The stage coach drive says “oh yea? Well I’m the master of the kuh chuh”
The Asian goes: “well.. what’s that?”
The coach driver pulls out a shotgun and cocks it “kuh chuh” the Asian runs off
Great play on Roddy Piper from They live 😂😂
Looks over the top hears Doom eternal sound track and sees a private with glowing eyes in the enemy’s trench
They absolutely sawed the barrels and stocks off these.
You can get the m97 in he’ll let loose and god it’s powerful. Many Germans have had the misfortune of being point blank to me before their arm/leg/head gets blown off into orbit lmao.
You are one of my favorite people in the whole world the way you describe military tactics machinery weaponry all of the above and anything else that I missed I’ve learned an incredible amount from you not even in my skill set or professional boundaries but I can take all of the information that I have gained from you and apply it into my real lifeb military or not
0:58 – 1:07 has to be one of the greatest lines to use about america in world wars that there is
That reminds me I need to get me a new 12 gauge
Literally sounded like COD players complaining about how OP shotguns are
The government didn’t just give a bunch of 18 year olds shotguns, they gave a bunch of ground pounding crayon eating 18 year old Marines who hadn’t seen a girl in months the war crime stick and told them French girls would be all over them if they cleared the next trench.
Get that grunt some beef jerky QUICK
dude slow tf down you remind me of the scene from bruce almighty
Dude the fucking #1 seed gets a bye joke made me spit out my drink and wake up my kid lol good shit
*"This is my broomstick"
I have had the privilege of shooting one of these and it is glorious
Remember, the M37 Ithaca was once described as "God’s Gift to pump-action through his prophet John Browning." We Americans like our 12-gauges.
So the 12 ga. Shotgun was the "trench sweeper?", and the Thompson was the "trench broom?"..
Enemy: if we catch any Enemy soldier with a shotgun or shotgun shells we will execute them
1:26 what I’m hear is that the gun SLAM FIRE like a NERF GUN
What makes Pershing love this to issue this in WW1 because how effective they were during the Philippine-American War and the Moro Rebellion particularly against berserking Tausug warriors.
Saying that America’s are unskilled with a rifle is like saying an alcoholic is not good at drinking because they are
#1 seed gets a bye. So true, twice 👌🤣
i read after the American army got the letter from the Germans about executing soldiers found with shotgun’s would be executed the American army’s response was along the lines of "ok same goes for all Germans caught with serrated knives and bayonets…?
First round bye, love it!
I loved history before discovering your channel and now having discovered your channel I love it even more
I think Germans where just jealous they hadn’t thought of it first.
"The Americans are unskilled and bad with rifles" – german higher command in 1917
"cool opinon" Shuuck chuuuk- American trench raiders.
"We’ll execute anyone carrying one!" – German empire goverment
"wait, have you guys caught one yet? please tell us and we’ll stop" – America.
Big Mike’s is awesome
Well that one way to bust a nut. Bah
Fuckin love your channel bro. I too am a grunt and an electrician. We speak the same language.