AmericanRifleman.org's Top 10 Stories of 2011
Here they are! The 10 stories that got the most traffic on AmericanRifleman.org in 2011.
2012 Golden Bullseye Award Winners
American Rifleman editors announce their favorite guns and gear.
The British No. 4(T)
Britain’s primary World War II sniper rifle, the bolt-action Lee-Enfield No. 4(T), chambered in .303 British, was perhaps the best sniping rifle of the war.
Fourth/Fifth Model Burnside Carbine
The Burnside Carbine was the third most used carbine in the Civil War, even though it was designed by one of its worst generals.
The M1 Carbine
The M1 Carbine was developed as a light rifle for rear-line personnel, and ended up as one of the most prolific arms of World War II.
The National Match M1
When the M1 was adopted, many felt that there was no way this semi-auto military rifle could compete with the 1903 Springfield in accuracy.
Frank Hamer: Legendary Lawman
From the days of pursuing rustlers on horseback to the era of motorized bandits, Texas Ranger Capt. Frank Hamer was at home on both a saddle and in a suit.
The First Garands
On Jan. 9, 1936, the somewhat-backward U.S. Army adopted the “U.S. Rifle Semiautomatic, Caliber .30, M1.” We simply call it the Garand.
Garand Accurizing: Grooming the Garand for Perry
"The NRA sent Staffman John S. Rose...to Springfield Armory, with orders to get the answers from the one man who is qualified to give them—John C. Garand."
State Of The Art: Model 1855 Rifle-Musket
The U.S. M1855 percussion rifle-musket was the longarm of Army forces at the start of the Civil War and was used by both sides throughout the conflict.
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