T.E. Lawrence fought an unconventional campaign in the Arabian Desert during the Great War. But he had American help—the M1911 pistol and the Lewis light machine gun.
The ARTV staff continues its look at the Men & Guns of the Great War, this time getting a closer look at Americans under British command.
The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the Germans they faced. The Marines fought five major battles during World War I, mostly with the same small arms used by the U.S. Army, but with a few exceptions.
We owe it to him—and all who gave the last full measure—to remember them, today.
Without a suitable sniping rifle, and with no training organization in place, the Allies struggled against German snipers early during the Great War. That changed—and then the Americans arrived.
See how one enthusiast accomplished his restoration of a WWII-era Lithgow Arms Short Magazine Lee Enfield.
The Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III was the main British infantry rifle of the Great War. Learn more about this iconic 1913 rifle in this week's NRA Gun of the Week video.
Watch this feature segment on the "Guns of August" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.