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Primary Resources
American Soldiers of 23rd Inf. Firing 37mm Machine Gun at German Positions, Argonne Forest, WWI Photographic Print at AllPosters.com. N.d. Photograph. AllPosters.com - The World's Largest Poster and Print Store! Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.allposters.com/-sp/American-Soldiers-of-23rd-Inf-Firing-37mmMachine-Gun-at-German-Positions-Argonne-Forest-WWIPosters_i4919569_.htm>.This is a photograph of an American machine gunner in combat in World war I. British Machine Gun. N.d. Photograph. Bain Collection. Library of Congress Home. Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/ggb2006000344/>.British machine gun is a photo of a 2 man gun crew in World War I, using a machine gun as an anti-aircraft weapon. Browning, John M. Automatic Machine-Gun. General Electric, assignee. Patent US1293021. 4 Feb. 1919. Print. This is the original patent for the Browning machine gun. "Franco-Prussian War." Map. Marxists. N.p., n.d. Web. <http://www.marxists.org/glossary/events/f/pics/franco-prussian-war.jpg>.This is a map of the Franco-Prussian war which was the first war to use machine guns. Hiram Maxim. N.d. Photograph. Home.frognet.net. Web. Winter 2012. <http://home.frognet.net/~ejcov/hsm1915-2.jpg>.Hiram Maxim had this photo taken of him when he was in his mid-ages. Maxim, Hiram S. My Life,. London: Methuen &, 1915. Print. This is the autobiography by the inventor that I used to learn about the machine gun out of his point of view.


"Maxim Gun For Airships." New York Times [New York City] 19 Mar. 1912. New York Times. Web. 22 Apr. 2012. <http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archivefree/pdf?res=FB0A14FB3F5813738DDDA00994DB405B828DF1D3>.This article was created because of the milestone of machine guns being put on planes. "SIR HIRAM MAXIM, GUN INVENTOR, DIES." New York Times [New York City] 25 Nov. 1916: n. pag. The New York Times. New York Times Company. Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.nytimes.com/>.This article is on my website because it tells about the inventor of the machine gun.

Tommy Gun. N.d. Photograph. Official PSDS. Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.officialpsds.com/images/thumbs/tommy-gun-psd30433.png>.Photo of thomson machine gun.

"TRIAL OF THE GARDNER GUN." New York Times [New York City] 25 Apr. 1880: 5. New York Times. Web. 21 Apr. 2012. <http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F00611F93C5B1B7A93C7AB17 8FD85F448884F9>.The Gardner is another early machine gun. This is about its performance at a gun trial.

Vickers Machine Gun Diagram. N.d. Photograph. Vickers Machine Gun. Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.vickersmachinegun.org.uk/images/1951/plate1.jpg>. I used this diagram helped me understand how that machine gun worked.

Secondary Resources
Ellis, John. The Social History of the Machine Gun. New York: Pantheon, 1975. Print. This book taught me about the impact of the machine gun on everyday life.


First World War.com. N.p., n.d. Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.firstworldwar.com/>.This is a good website with a lot of information about the World War I era machine guns, and it has primary sources. Freedman, Russell. "The Technology of Death and Destruction." The War to End All Wars: World War I. Boston [Mass.: Clarion, 2010. 53. Print. This chapter had a paragraph about the origins of the machine gun. "Hiram Maxim." Spartacus Educational. N.p., n.d. Web. Winter 2012. <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWmaxim.htm>.This website had an article that told me about Hiram Maxim and his contribution to our world through his many inventions. HowStuffWorks. N.p., n.d. Web. Winter 2012. <http://howstuffworks.com>.This site navigated me to many different articles about machine guns. World Guns. N.p., n.d. Web. Winter 2012. <http://world.guns.ru>.This website had photos and diagrams that I used to give readers a visual image of how a machine gun works and show them its interior design.