The Fat Electrician Reviews: The Trench Sweeper (War Crime Stick)

The Fat Electrician Reviews: The Trench Sweeper (War Crime Stick)

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  1. Valid but at what cost? on March 17, 2023 at 2:23 am

    “If he doesn’t have beef jerky you’re in trouble”

    “You are the beef jerky”

  2. Big Mike H on March 17, 2023 at 2:25 am

    Love your commentary brother. ⛩👍

  3. Devin Peterson on March 17, 2023 at 2:26 am

    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.

  4. Wamba The Wise Fool on March 17, 2023 at 2:28 am

    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.

  5. Angel Duran on March 17, 2023 at 2:28 am

    Imagine if we had dragon breath shells in ww1.

  6. Brian Wright on March 17, 2023 at 2:29 am

    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.

  7. Ryan Oberfranc on March 17, 2023 at 2:30 am

    You also forgot that this is partly a JMB design

  8. Hexacarbide on March 17, 2023 at 2:31 am

    Gangster AF!

  9. Liberty Belle Media on March 17, 2023 at 2:36 am


  10. Wolframite Gaming on March 17, 2023 at 2:37 am

    2:15 Huh, so the Germans were basically COD players, they got mad when people used shotguns and blamed it on low skill

  11. Irish34 csprigg on March 17, 2023 at 2:38 am

    Clarksville Tennessee born and raised fort Campbell Kentucky right down 41A

  12. valiantsloth on March 17, 2023 at 2:39 am

    I have my great grandpa’s model 1897. Been handed down for 4 generations now. Zero finish left on it, but it still works.

  13. Lashana Kitsune on March 17, 2023 at 2:40 am

    And now we have the AA12 12 gauge full auto shot gun with the avaiblety of a 32 round drum magazine

  14. RayDT on March 17, 2023 at 2:42 am

    "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!!!

  15. Beccah02 on March 17, 2023 at 2:43 am

    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.

  16. Michael on March 17, 2023 at 2:43 am

    Everyone used flamethrowers and chemical warfare in WW1. Also I’m pretty sure *everyone* was a bad guy in WW1

  17. Brian C on March 17, 2023 at 2:43 am

    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.

  18. Nodel Oliver on March 17, 2023 at 2:44 am

    The war crime stick… original recipe.

  19. Luke Strobridge on March 17, 2023 at 2:45 am


  20. RybanEightSix on March 17, 2023 at 2:45 am

    Geneva suggestions

  21. Kyle Minks on March 17, 2023 at 2:45 am

    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

  22. Jeffrey Stimson on March 17, 2023 at 2:45 am

    Great play on Roddy Piper from They live 😂😂

  23. leek on March 17, 2023 at 2:46 am

    Looks over the top hears Doom eternal sound track and sees a private with glowing eyes in the enemy’s trench

  24. Joshua sprinkles on March 17, 2023 at 2:46 am

    They absolutely sawed the barrels and stocks off these.

  25. Noah Cockrell on March 17, 2023 at 2:47 am

    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.

  26. Bryan Davidson on March 17, 2023 at 2:47 am

    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

  27. Friday on March 17, 2023 at 2:48 am

    0:58 – 1:07 has to be one of the greatest lines to use about america in world wars that there is

  28. tacoboy 221 on March 17, 2023 at 2:48 am

    That reminds me I need to get me a new 12 gauge

  29. cccspwn on March 17, 2023 at 2:49 am

    Literally sounded like COD players complaining about how OP shotguns are

  30. TheCountryCrusader on March 17, 2023 at 2:51 am

    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.

  31. Daniel Tyler on March 17, 2023 at 2:54 am

    Get that grunt some beef jerky QUICK

  32. Andrew Nichols on March 17, 2023 at 2:56 am

    dude slow tf down you remind me of the scene from bruce almighty

  33. Bigmattbowlz88 Bowlz on March 17, 2023 at 2:56 am

    Dude the fucking #1 seed gets a bye joke made me spit out my drink and wake up my kid lol good shit

  34. Jamestunedflat on March 17, 2023 at 2:58 am

    *"This is my broomstick"

  35. Reed Heywood on March 17, 2023 at 2:59 am

    I have had the privilege of shooting one of these and it is glorious

  36. David Hannon on March 17, 2023 at 2:59 am

    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.

  37. Wamba The Wise Fool on March 17, 2023 at 2:59 am

    So the 12 ga. Shotgun was the "trench sweeper?", and the Thompson was the "trench broom?"..

  38. David Gonzalez on March 17, 2023 at 3:00 am

    Enemy: if we catch any Enemy soldier with a shotgun or shotgun shells we will execute them

    America: "If"

  39. Jose A. de la Lama on March 17, 2023 at 3:01 am

    1:26 what I’m hear is that the gun SLAM FIRE like a NERF GUN

  40. Paul Judiel Augusto on March 17, 2023 at 3:01 am

    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.

  41. The Reaper20199 on March 17, 2023 at 3:03 am

    Saying that America’s are unskilled with a rifle is like saying an alcoholic is not good at drinking because they are

  42. nick zigrang on March 17, 2023 at 3:09 am

    #1 seed gets a bye. So true, twice 👌🤣

  43. Avocado Arms on March 17, 2023 at 3:11 am

    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…?

  44. Damon Voeller on March 17, 2023 at 3:12 am

    First round bye, love it!

  45. Caleb Ethridge on March 17, 2023 at 3:13 am

    I loved history before discovering your channel and now having discovered your channel I love it even more

  46. Ethin White on March 17, 2023 at 3:14 am

    I think Germans where just jealous they hadn’t thought of it first.

  47. Je on March 17, 2023 at 3:17 am

    "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.

  48. Daniel Curtis on March 17, 2023 at 3:19 am

    Big Mike’s is awesome

  49. Douglas Hart on March 17, 2023 at 3:19 am

    Well that one way to bust a nut. Bah

  50. McKissen on March 17, 2023 at 3:20 am

    Fuckin love your channel bro. I too am a grunt and an electrician. We speak the same language.

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