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The L42A1: A Sniper Rifle To Remember

For most of the 20th century, Lee-Enfield rifles were the backbone of the British army. The last British service Lee was the L42A1 sniping rifle. Built on the World War II No.4(T), the reliable and accurate L42A1 was retired in the early 1990s.

Exploded View: Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I

The No. 4 Mk I Lee-Enfield made up the bulk of rifles used by British soldiers during World War II. Here's some background and disassembly tips.

The Remington-Lee Rifle: Ahead of Its Time

Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was a time when it was just an idea in the fertile mind of inventor James Paris Lee. The Remington-Lee was America’s first military bolt-action with a detachable box magazine.

WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution in Sniping

What are Galilean sights? More importantly, how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.

Exploded View: Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III

The Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III is one of the iconic bolt-action battle rifles of the 20th century. Here's how it comes apart.

Lee-Enfield No. 5 'Jungle Carbine:' An Exploded View

During World War II, the British military concluded that they needed a rifle shorter and lighter than the standard-issue No. 4. Thus was born the No. 5 "Jungle Carbine."

Emperor Selassie's Treasure: The Guns of Royal Tiger Imports

The guns being brought in from Ethiopia by Royal Tiger Imports represent one of the most important military-surplus finds in decades.

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on history and small-arms development.

'A Grisly Business:' Australia’s Lee-Enfield Sniper Rifle

Faced with no ready source for sniping rifles during World War II, the Australians created one distinctly their own.

Sale of Ishapore Lee-Enfields To Aid NRA-ILA

Century Arms has donated a collection of drill-purpose-marked No. 1 Mark III Lee-Enfield rifles to be sold with all proceeds benefiting NRA-ILA.

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