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Deer Rifles: How G.I.s Helped Revive Fabrique Nationale

After the liberation of Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale by G.I.s in 1944, demand for pistols—and then...

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...

When Argentina Had To Choose a New Service Rifle

The Republic of Argentina has a large and diversified military-industrial complex, which includes a remarkable...

The .50-cal. Browning Machine Gun—The Gun That Won The War

With its origins in the Great War, the .50-cal. Browning machine gun—on land, on the...

The Unlikely Resilience of the AR-7 Survival Rifle

Despite the failed fortunes of its former manufacturers, the AR-7 rifle remains in production after...

Pocket Pistols Past and Present

Pocket pistols are the most in-demand category of firearm today. It’s been a long road...

Days of Infamy—The M1 Garand's Baptism By Fire

Nearly three-quarters of a century ago, the “U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1,” was first used...

Never In Anger: The Pedersen Device

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

John Browning's Automatic Rifle

From the trenches of France to “Frozen Chosin,” the BAR proved its worth on countless...

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of...

Garands In The King's­ Service

In the dark days of World War II, when Britain faced Hitler’s war machine alone,...

The Remington M1903 Rifles

Though not as well known as the Springfield and Rock Island ’03s, the more than...

The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

When it comes to the infantry arms of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, guns...

Gallery: D-Day +70: The Men and Guns of the Battle for Normandy

As we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, we look back at the...

The M1A1 Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1A1”—used by the elite American Airborne throughout World War II...

Looking Back at Shotgun History

In the story of the development of firearms, shotguns often receive short shrift. Here’s a...

Post-World War II M1 Garand Rifles

Put back into production after the outbreak of the Korean War, M1 rifles made by...

The U.S. “.45 Automatics”

The .45 ACP M1911 and M1911A1 pistols issued to American troops demonstrated their formidable stopping...

The M14 Rifle: John Garand’s Final Legacy

The resemblance of the M14 to the M1 Garand rifle is unmistakable and, love it...
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