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The M1 Garand At Dieppe

In August 1942, a small force of U.S. Army Rangers accompanying British and Canadian troops attacked the Germans in occupied France at Dieppe. It was the first combat use of the Garand in the European Theater of Operations.

First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

While used previously in defense of the Philippines, the American M1 would not see European-theater combat until August of 1942, during a botched raid on Dieppe.

NRA Gun of the Week: Bula Defense Systems M14LH Rifle

American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz checks out a left-hand-friendly, civilian variant of the M14.

A Look Back at the M14 Rifle

As World War II was winding down, armorers and inventors took a look at what was being used by U.S. servicemen and how to improve those tools.

Special Presentation: The Long Shadow of John Garand

This presentation with Martin K.A. Morgan describes the other users of the M1 rifle, the subsequent designs that it inspired, and the ways that its longevity has reached across the decades all the way to the present.

American Rifleman Special Presentations Set For Dallas

At the NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits in Dallas, American Rifleman will host six Special Presentations, with Maj. John L. Plaster headlining with “Snipers In World War II.”

Video—The Men and Guns of The Vietnam War, Part 2

In Part 2 of "The Men and Guns of Vietnam,” American Rifleman Television examines the guns used “in country” by Americans earlier in the conflict, as well as the forgotten guns.

The Self-Loading Scout Rifle: Worth Its Weight

American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz convened at Gunsite Academy to explore the latest developments in Scout rifles.

Never In Anger: The Pedersen Device

Though never used in combat, the innovative Pedersen Device was a potential solution to the horrors of trench warfare and a tribute to the genius of its designer.

The M14 Rifle: John Garand’s Final Legacy

The resemblance of the M14 to the M1 Garand rifle is unmistakable and, love it or loathe it, John Garand’s final legacy was the “U.S. Rifle, 7.62 mm, M14.”

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