ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Market Garden WW2; Springfield Armory Hellcat; Simonov SKS Carbine

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posted on February 19, 2020
This week on on "American Rifleman TV," we continue with Operation Market Garden in World War II. Watch a preview of tonight's show here.The 82nd Airborne were tasked with securing important bridgeheads for British armor to advance toward Arnhem, but they faced several problems as the operation continued.

Black and white war-time photo of U.S. Paratroopers walking with gear along hedgerow and field.
US Paratroopers moving alongside a field.

On "Rifleman Review," Joe Kurtenbach goes over the Springfield Armory Hellcat, a concealable handgun chambered in 9 mm Luger.

Left-side view of Springfield Armory Hellcat pistol held up by clear stand inserted into magazine well.
The Springfield Armory Hellcat pistol.

"I Have This Old Gun" takes a look back at a Cold War-era Com-Bloc classic: the Simonov SKS-45 gas-operated semi-automatic carbine chambered in the venerable 7.62x39 mm (Russian) cartridge.

Man with shooting glasses on shooting a SKS-45 rifle.
Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan shooting a SKS.

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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