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Book Review: 'Battleship Commander: The Life of Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr.'

Covering some 337 pages, this biography by Paul Stillwell covers the life and accomplishments of Vice Adm. Willis "Ching" Lee, an accomplished marksman with both a rifle and the big guns of the battleships he commanded during World War II. 

Shooting The Icons Of An Empire: Victorian Riflemen Springtown Match

Compared to most marksmanship competitions today, those held in Springtown, Penn., every year are for more unusual and dated firearms. Follow Kenneth L. Smith-Christmas as he recounts the experience of a "Victorian Riflemen" match.

Sellmark Corporation Giving Away $10K In Outdoor Gear

Sellmark Corporation is giving away popular products from its most popular brands to one lucky winner of its Summer Sportsmen's Gear Giveaway.

The Smith & Wesson J-Frame: A Short History

With the introduction of the Smith & Wesson J-Frame, gun owners and law-enforcement officers had stopping power packed into a small frame.

Branching Out: European American Armory's Girsan Pistols

Veteran importer EAA has expanded with a full line of pistols—and shotguns, too—from Turkey’s Girsan. They include affordable competition-grade M1911s and striker-fired models with red-dots already on board.

Review: EAA Girsan MC28

Based on its military-contract guns for the Turkish military, Girsan produced this optic-ready MC28 for the American market at a price that's hard to beat.

Jeff Cooper: The Man Behind the 'Modern Technique'

Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is above all “the father of the modern technique of the pistol.”

Gunsite Celebrates Cooper's 100th Birthday With 1911 Memorial Shoot

Col. Jeff Cooper and his wife, Janelle, would have been 100 in May 2020. To honor this anniversary, Gunsite Academy will sponsor a Jeff Cooper 1911 Memorial Shoot.

Don’t Miss The 2020 Great American Outdoor Show

The Great American Outdoor Show (GAOS) is always a hit among outdoorsmen and women. If you’ve not been to the show before, mark your calendars, and travel to Harrisburg, Pa., between Feb. 1 and Feb. 9, 2020.

Product Preview: Hi-Point Yeet Cannon G1

When Samuel Clemens coined the phrase "truth is stranger than fiction" in 1897, even he could not have foreseen just how true that would one day ring.

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