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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 Normandy used much more. See these 12 forgotten guns of the D-Day landings.

This Old Gun: CSRG 1915 Chauchat

In this episode of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look a the CSRG Chauchat World War I French light machine gun chambered in 8x50 mm Lebel.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Bloody Omaha; M&P9 Shield M2.0 Performance Center; Browning T-Bolt

This week's episode takes us to Omaha Beach--Bloody Omaha--a stretch of Normandy coastline where Americans suffered the most casualties of D-Day.

Inland Manufacturing Introduces 1st Infantry Commemorative Guns

Inland Manufacturing has introduced the US Army 1st Infantry Division 100th Anniversary Commemorative models of two iconic firearms, the Inland M1 Carbine and the 1911A1 pistol.

The Keefe Report: Over There—The Guns of the Doughboys

A century ago today, United States of America was no longer sitting on the sidelines. President Woodrow Wilson, who had struggled to keep the United States out of the military cataclysm of the Great War, asked the U.S. Congress for declaration of war, and he got it on April 6, 1917.

The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

When it comes to the infantry arms of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, guns such as the M1 Garand and Thompson come as no surprise, but what about whole American regiments armed with other guns-well-known or forgotten-of the “Great Crusade"?

The Men and Guns of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops carried out an amphibious and airborne assault on Hitler’s Fortress Europe in Normandy. Here are the stories of some of the men and the arms they used at the start of “The Great Crusade.”

The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

When it comes to the infantry arms of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, guns such as the M1 Garand and Thompson come as no surprise, but what about whole American regiments armed with other guns-well-known or forgotten-of the “Great Crusade"?

The Ross Rifle in U.S. Service

One of the best things said about the Ross Rifle was it was better than a broomstick.

Hotter Than The Hinges Of Hell's Gates–Don Burgett

Donald R. Burgett was a 19-year-old paratrooper who dropped into Normandy in the early morning of June 6, 1944, with an M1 Garand and a U.S. M1911 pistol. He fought through France, Holland, Belgium and Germany, ending the war at Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. An NRA Life member, Burgett was NRA’s guest at its 140th Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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