ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Operation Market Garden WW2; Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple; Civil War Spiller & Burr Percussion Revolver

posted on February 12, 2020
This week on on "American Rifleman TV," we go back to the Western Front in World War II. Watch a preview of tonight's show here. During Operation Market Garden in September 1944, British and U.S. airborne infantry units attempted to secure bridgeheads for allied advance. The 82nd Airborne were tasked with securing a important bridge crossings in the middle of the planned operations area near the city of Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne gear up next to their C-47 transport.

On "Rifleman Review" Brian Sheetz goes over the Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple.
The Winchester Model 70 Super Grade with maple stock.

"I Have This Old Gun" takes a look at the Spiller & Burr percussion revolver manufactured and used during the Civil War by the Confederacy.
The Civil War Spiller & Burr percussion revolver used by the Confederacy.

To watch complete segments of past episodes of American Rifleman TV, go to americanrifleman.org/artv. For all-new episodes of ARTV, tune in Wednesday nights to Outdoor Channel 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. EST.

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