On Gun Stories: The Uzi

GunStories3-1His friends called him Uzi, but Major Uziel Gal never wanted that name attached to the firearm he designed. The Israelis simply ignored his request and the Uzi submachine gun, one of the most iconic firearm in history came into being. Hosted by Joe Mantegna.

Episode 1 – Season 3.

Air Times on Outdoor Channel: 07-03-13 at 8:00PM | 07-03-13 at 11:00PM | 07-04-13 at 2:00AM. All times EST.

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Presenting Sponsor: MidwayUSA

Participating Sponsors:
Daniel Defense, DoubleStar, Rock Island Armory, Otis Techology, Ruger Firearms

Featured guests in this episode:

Larry Potterfield, MidwayUSA
Richard Moll, Chief Conservator – Autrey Museum
Gene Pearcey, Competitive Shooter
Steve Russell, Two River Arms Company
Frank James, Historian
Jason Schubert, Curator J.M. Davis Arms Museum
Larry Zanoff: Armorer Independent Studio Services
Steve Sanetti: President National Shooting Sports Foundation
Buzz Mills: President & CEO Gunsite Academy
Ken Fournier, U.S. Air Force Special Operations
D.B. Sweeney, Actor
Tim Clemente, Former Counterterrorism FBI Agent

Reference Links:

Uzi Submachine Gun


Israeli Weapon Industries (IWI)

Israeli Weapon Industries USA (IWI-US)

Recommended Reading:

The Uzi Submachine Gun (Weapon)

Other Links:

Gun Stories Home Page on Outdoorchannel.com

Gun Stories Facebook Fan

Joe Mantegna on Facebook

Joe Mantegna on Twitter

Joe Mantegna’s web site

2 Responses to On Gun Stories: The Uzi

  1. Kipper David White

    July 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Awesome presentation lotsa History told in this promo TU

  2. Derek Huffman

    July 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Your automatic ads with LOUD ASS AUDIO are aggravating.

    Please turn that crap off.

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