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

During World War II, the British military concluded that they needed a rifle shorter and...

'Gas-Trap' Garand: The First M1 Rifle Design

The rifle that became the “greatest battle implement ever devised” during World War II was...

The Pedersen Device: A Secret Weapon of WWI

Though never used in combat, the innovative Pedersen Device was a potential solution to the...

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...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

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

The Webley Mk VI: Construction & Disassembly

For owners of the Webley Mark VI revolver, disassembly can be a bit of a...

'The Forgotten War:' The Men & Guns of Korea 1950

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and lasted until July 1953. It is...

D-Day's Forgotten Guns: 12 Firearms Used in June 1944

We all know about the M1 Garand and the Thompson submachine gun, but troops in...

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

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

U.S. Army Ordnance vs. NRA: The Battle Over the M1 Garand

At one time, the National Rifle Association really didn't like the M1 Garand. Here's the...

Allied Air Assault: The Guns of Operation Varsity

Operation Varsity was the last Allied air assault of World War II, and the troops...

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...

The Battle of France: Guns of Allied & Axis Troops

Seventy-five years ago, beginning on May 10, 1940, German forces struck against Western Europe, invading...

Range Tested: Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW

Today’s self-protection firearms, whether rifles or pistols, emphasize light weight and compact dimensions, while still...

Behind Enemy Lines: Guns of Vietnam's SOG Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group (SOG) carried an...

The 'Welrod' Pistol: A Silent Arm for the SOE

Developed to arm members of Britain's Special Operations Executive during WWII, the Hand Firing Device...

The T3 Carbine: First NVG-Equipped Fighting Rifle

Built as a response to Japanese night-infiltration tactics in the Pacific, the T3 carbine fitted...

Rifleman Q&A: What's the Rarest U.S. Military 'Trench Gun?'

I have become interested in U.S. military shotguns, especially the bayonet-equipped “trench guns.” Can you...

The Guns of Port Arthur

The Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905 is one of those rarely discussed conflicts that provides an...
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