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Throwback Thursday: The Quick Draw from Sling Carry

Throwback Thursday: The Quick Draw from Sling Carry

Here is a lesson still relevant today from the “connoisseur of close combat” Lt. Col....
10 Things You Didn't Know About the M1 Carbine

10 Things You Didn't Know About the M1 Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World...
A Look Back at the 1903 Springfield

A Look Back at the 1903 Springfield

Staring out as a patent rip-off that cost the U.S. $3 million, this bolt action...

This Week on American Rifleman TV: March 18, 2015

If you missed this episodes in its first airing, the American Rifleman crew continues its...
How The Irish Saved … NRA?

How The Irish Saved … NRA?

In 1871 William C. Church used an editorial in The United Sates Army and Navy...

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: March 11, 2015

If you missed this season premiere in its first airing, here's your chance to catch...
The Belgian Model 1889 Mauser: The Rifle That Saved Paris

The Belgian Model 1889 Mauser: The Rifle That Saved Paris

The modern, clip-loaded Model 1889 Mauser chambered in 7.65x53 mm was used by Belgian troops...
I Have This Old Gun: Model 1895 Lee Navy

I Have This Old Gun: Model 1895 Lee Navy

Considering the trends in U.S. military firearm technology during the 1890s, the country’s selection of...

This Week on American Rifleman TV: January 14, 2015

The Rifleman crew has made its way to Bastogne, Belgium, where they filmed on the...
Throwback Thursday: A Simple Chronograph

Throwback Thursday: A Simple Chronograph

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this article from...
The Total Christmas Gift

The Total Christmas Gift

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. This editorial from December...
FN: The First 125 Years

FN: The First 125 Years

The company that owns Browning, makes Winchester rifles and shotguns, and produces many of the...
Why Marksmanship Matters—A Century Later

Why Marksmanship Matters—A Century Later

Think rifle marksmanship doesn't matter? A little more than a century ago, two small armies...
Throwback Thursday: Gun Knowledge for Christmas

Throwback Thursday: Gun Knowledge for Christmas

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article...
Throwback Thursday: Battling Bastards of Bataan

Throwback Thursday: Battling Bastards of Bataan

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. This June 1942 cover,...
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