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Steven's Single Shot

From the end of the Civil War through the beginning of World War II, the...

I Have This Old Gun: Model 1860 Spencer Carbine

Engineer Christopher Miner Spencer was one of those 19th century Yankee polymaths who was responsible...

“Where Will We Bury Them All?” Finnish Arms Of The Winter War

Invaded by the expansionist Soviet Union in 1939, the Finns, a small nation of practiced...

A Look Back (and Forward) at the 1873 Winchester

The gun that won the West has returned, and is ready to reassume its historic...

Guns of the Easter Rising

In April 1916, Irish rebels rose up against the British Crown. Armed with a motley...

Conversions

In its original configuration, the cap-and-ball revolver didn’t last that long, but its life was...

Excels All Others: The Spencer Carbine

During the American Civil War, the best carbine used by cavalry troopers on either side...

The Guns of Gettysburg

In July 1863, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia fought...

Cowboy Collecting

From just before the American Civil War to just after the turn of the century,...

American Rifleman's Special Sessions at 2013 NRAAM

Attendees of the 142nd NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits are invited to join American Rifleman...

Winchester Model 1895 Russian Musket

In a desperate need for arms to fight the Germans, the Russian Army turned to...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on...

Special Session: Civil War Sharpshooters

Sniper expert Maj. John Plaster will discuss the role of sharpshooters and their arms in...

American Rifleman Special Sessions

While you are at the NRA Annual Meetings in Houston, Texas, I encourage you to...

Colt's New Model Holster Pistol in the Civil War

Though its first deliveries were to the South, it was also the handgun most used...

Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part Two

The Lewis, Thompson, BAR and M1917 water-cooled machine gun, along with the M1903 Springfield rifle...

U.S. Model 1816 Flintlock Pistol

The 1816 Flintlock pistol is considered reasonable for a historic firearm.

Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part One

Using rifles, handguns and machine guns, marines fought in fierce battles in the Caribbean and...

British Mark III Snider Carbine

The Snider Carbine was developed as a way to convert percussion arms to handle self-contained...

A History Like No Other

Maj. John Plaster's The History Of Sniping And Sharpshooting is the result of a lifetime...
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