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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.”

NRA Annual Meetings Seminar Preview: “Guns Of Pearl Harbor” and “Sniping In Vietnam”

At the 145th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Louisville, Ky., American Rifleman will host four special presentations, including one in honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor—”a day which will live in infamy”—Dec. 7, 1941.

Rifleman Q&A: Remington Model 51

Q: I recently purchased a Remington Model 51 from a friend’s estate. Unfortunately, he never gave me any background info on this pistol, and his wife knew nothing about it.

The Korean War's Frozen Chosin

Called the “forgotten war,” the combat in Korea was as brutal as any faced by American troops. And the cold of the North Korean winter caused even the most reliable of guns to fail, especially during the battle for the “frozen Chosin.”

The International Harvester M1 Garand Rifle

While many manufacturing companies made guns for the first time during World War II, International Harvester went into the Garand business in 1951— a time in which the threat of nuclear war loomed large.

NRA's New President Allan D. Cors: A Culture of Freedom

Don’t know Allan Cors? For a half-century he has worked tirelessly, often behind the scenes, to protect the rights and freedoms of American gun owners. A competitive shooter, collector and historian, Cors was instrumental in founding the Institute for Legislative Action—and changing the course of the NRA.

The Unknown M1 Garand

Published first in the January 1994 issue of American Rifleman, the author explains how the rifle so familiar to millions of Americans wasn’t John C. Garand’s initial successful version, the little-known rarity collectors call the “gas trap” M1.

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on history and small-arms development.

An Exclusive Interview with the NRA’s New President, Allan Cors

The following interview with Mr. Allan Cors, the new President of the NRA, was conducted in late 2014. As you will read, Allan has been around guns most of his life, and still has his first Daisy BB gun!

Keefe Report: John Garand’s “Other Gun”

I have held John C. Garand’s Garand—serial number 1,000,000—but today I was able to hold another of the great arms designer’s guns. And odds are it is not what you think.

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