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FN Mausers and the Fight for Israel

When Israel declared its independence in 1948, it acquired rifles—including some used by the Germans...

Frozen Indecision: American Intervention in Siberian Russia, 1918

America’s interaction with Russia is quite the hot topic these days. Many Americans wonder, are...

General Grant’s Magnificent Set of Lost Remingtons

A recent discovery brings to light a pair of Remington New Model Army revolvers that...

America Remembers Announces NRA Right to Bear Arms Tribute Pistol

The Tribute is issued on a Colt Government Model .45—a classic and storied American sidearm.

American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

Virginia Military Institute's collection of early American repeating firearms, Civil War weapons and U.S. martial...

The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came...

Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the...

I Have This Old Gun: Astra Model 300

In the second decade of the 20th century, the Spanish army adopted a curious handgun—the...

In The Beginning: Semi-Automatic Pistols of the 19th Century

Think the Mauser Broomhandle or a Colt was the first semi-automatic pistol? Think again. There...

A Look Back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver

Take a look back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver, which was patterned after the...

Seabees Can Shoot!

From the American Rifleman archives, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Seabees, we...

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that...

Rifleman Q&A: Pinfire Firing System Explanation

A reader inquires about a handgun given to his father from a returning soldier some...

America’s Military Revolvers

Though some fixed- cartridge revolvers were used during the American Civil War, it wasn’t until...

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was...

Navy Arms Whitworth Rifle

The company’s Parker-Hale Whitworth and the Parker-Hale Volunteer, to be specific, are back, in both...

Sharpshooting North & South: The Genesis Of Sniping

During the Civil War, sharpshooters brought marksmanship skills to bear, dispatching generals and influencing battles.

English Enfields In Confederate Service

In 1861, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket was considered the best infantry arm available to...

John A. Fallin's Rifle: A Veteran Of Gettysburg

On July 2 or 3, 1863, Pvt. John Fallin of the 23rd Virginia Infantry lost...

Mort Künstler Gettysburg Tribute 1860 Henry Rifle

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1-3, 1863. America Remembers marks the anniversary with...
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