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The First Handheld Gun

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The first handheld gun was used by burning a wick through the "touch hole" in the barrel igniting the powder inside. A shooter uses one hand for firing and the other hand to ignite the barle. It was invented by the Yuan dynasty in 1271. The first handheld gun was a metal barrel and a wooden handle with a trigger to fire the gun. So what the gun changed the ways of warfare for ever and made it what it is today without the first handheld gun the us military would not be what it is today, without the gun we might not have the advancements of today's socie.
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