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Greenland and the Strategic Advantage of Weather Reporting

Explore the history and strategic importance of Greenland during the Second World War.

Book Review—Handbook of Machine Gun Support Equipment and Accessories 1895 – 1945

This massive tome is a full-color catalog of everything you never knew you needed for...

Book Review—The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver

Author Charles W. Pate has again provided the gun collecting community with another remarkable tome,...

Book Review—Handbook of Machine Gun Support Equipment and Accessories 1895 – 1945

This massive tome is a full-color catalog of everything you never knew you needed for...

Product Preview: Cold Steel 1917 Frontier Bowie Knife

Cold Steel’s 1917 Frontier Bowie, while not a reproduction of any specific military or civilian...

Lt. Col. “Sherm” Mills—Last Man Standing at the U.S. Springfield Arsenal

For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated...

Lost Treasure: Magic, Mystery and a Colt 1911

This is not just a 1911 story. It is a treasure story, just as much...

Reaching Out With Trijicon’s Accupower

The American gunsight company best known for its revolutionary both-eyes-open aiming concept, military-contract battle optics...

To Arm Against an Enemy: Colonial Williamsburg Highlights Small Arms of the Revolution

A new exhibit at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum at Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg seeks...

Touring the Newly Refurbished Cody Firearms Museum

The newly refurbished museum now puts the collection front and center in a way that...

Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—.22-Cal. Commander

Wiley Clapp shares another on his "wish list" of handguns he hopes gun makers will...

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester...

Back to Basics: Holsters

The term “holster” dates back to somewhere in the mid-17th century. Its origins are a...

Men and Guns of the 1900 China Relief Expedition

Some American troops fought with guns one would expect in the multi-national mission to Peking,...

Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015

John Hutchins’ book is the definitive treatise on the machine gun as used by British...

A Very Special Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30 M1” is without a doubt one of the most popular...

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—The 2000s

It was a striker-fired pistol called the "XD" from Springfield-Armory that caught Wiley Clapp's attention...

The Manville Gun: From Real Life to the Big Screen

I’m a sucker for action films, and when The Dogs of War was released in...

Video—Shooting the MG42 Machine Gun

Firing an historic rifle such as the MG42, then reviewing footage of it in operation,...
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