Shotguns.  While the ol’ scattergun doesn’t see such widespread use in the tactical fields as it used to, there is no doubt that a shotgun still makes an almighty mess of things at close range.  This is why shotguns (and their wielders) were such a despised enemy on the fields of WW1 and WW2.  American troops carrying Model 97 trench guns jacked up the Germans so bad, the Krauts declared the use of such guns as illegal, due to them causing unnecessary suffering.

Too bad for the Germans, Americans continued to not give a shit what they thought.  This hallowed American tradition continues to this day, as US troops still carry scatterguns into urban battlefields in faraway deserts.

In the below video, YouTuber Iraqveteran8888 covers what he believes are the top 5 combat shotguns of our day.  Do you agree or disagree with his choices?  Hit the comments below.

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