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Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

Here we take a look at the history of the First Fenian Raid against the...

Remington Revolvers in the Civil War

When one thinks of percussion revolvers in U.S. military service, Colt’s percussion revolvers tend to...

Origins of Pistolcraft: The Development of the 'Modern Technique'

Over the time that I worked as a police officer and then as a gunwriter,...

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles...

Early Semi-Automatics: Winchester's First Self-Loading Rifles

Though not well known today, Winchester’s first semi-automatic rifles saw service in and above the...

ARTV Preview: The Colt Python; Smith & Wesson Model 648-2; Pattern 1853 Enfield

In this week's episode, we'll explore the old and new Colt Python, test the Smith...

Origins of the 'Trapdoor' Springfield: The Allin Conversions

Though little known today, the “Allin Conversions” and the other early “Trapdoor Springfields” represent an...

The Weaver Stance: Its Origins & Use

Though many have moved on to other shooting stances, the Weaver Stance was revolutionary and...

This Old Gun: Calisher & Terry Carbine

Learn the story behind the unique Calisher & Terry carbine, one of the more interesting...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due...

U.S. Model 1855 Springfield: The Rifle-Musket of the Regulars

Developed with a revolutionary Maynard tape-priming system, the Model 1855 Springfield rifle-musket was the official...

The Ithaca Model 37: A Forgotten 'Trench Gun'

While eclipsed by the far-better-known Winchester Model 97 and Model 12 “trench” and “riot” shotguns,...

Memories of Normandy: The Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is celebrated differently across America, but those celebrations are unified in that the...

Interior Grants Given to Protect American Battlefields

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced $3 million in grants designed to...

This Old Gun: French Tabatière Rifled Musket

One of the interesting things about the military—especially in centuries past—is that under certain circumstances...

The M1903 Springfield: A Look Back

Staring out as a patent rip-off of the 1898 Mauser, the M1903 Springfield remains a...

Marlin Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Officially established in 1870, Marlin Firearms celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2020, and the company...

American Guns: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation

Firearms are a crucial part of American culture, so it's no surprise that they've played...

'Crack Marksmen': Canada's Aboriginal Snipers in WWI

Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I...

ARTV Preview: British 1st Airborne at Arnhem; Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield EZ; U.S. Model 1855 Rifle-Musket

This week on on American Rifleman TV we continue with Operation Market Garden with the...
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