Richard Jordan Gatling


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Noun1.Richard Jordan Gatling - United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903)Richard Jordan Gatling - United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903)
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1862: Richard Jordan Gatling patented his machine gun.
Richard Jordan Gatling, who believed his machine gun would shorten wars and save the lives of countless soldiers.
New documentary series about military weaponry, beginning by tracing the evolution of the machine gun from its invention by Dr Richard Jordan Gatling.
The American inventor Richard Jordan Gatling (1818-1903) sought to devise a gun that could fire bullets out of a chain of cartridges and that wouldn't stop until the chain ran out.