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Home-Made Weapons

DAYTON, Ohio - Home-made, 12-gauge shotgun used by Bosniac fighters on display in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo).

DAYTON, Ohio - Home-made, 12-gauge shotgun used by Bosniac fighters on display in the Cold War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo).

Unable to obtain weapons from outside sources, the Bosniacs resorted to producing their own. Bosniac fighters used the crude, but effective, home-made, 12-gauge shotgun in combat.

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Please note Springfield Street, the road that leads to the museum’s entrance, is undergoing construction through the beginning of September. Expect lane reductions and some delays. Please follow the signs and instructions provided by the road crews.

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