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The G37: 1st Generation Glock Auto Pistol

Glock’s .45 GAP-cal. Model 37 pistol may not be what the company intended, but there’s always a place for a pistol that is accurate, reliable and powerful.

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the United States Armed Forces, but that was not always the case. Here we look at the history and formation of the Marine Corps marksmanship practices.

New for 2020: SIG Sauer P220 Legion Carry SAO Limited Edition

SIG Sauer adds to its Legion series with a single-action-only, carry-size P220 chambered for .45 ACP.

Origins of Pistolcraft: The Development of the 'Modern Technique'

Over the time that I worked as a police officer and then as a gunwriter, I have informally tried to determine where, when and by whom fighting pistolcraft began.

Happy Trails Children's Foundation Silver Screen Legend Drawing

Dedicated this year to Dale Evans, the "Queen of the West," this drawing includes a matched pair of "America Remembers Dale Evans-Happy Trails" Colts, in .45 caliber with 5.5" barrels, stag grips, and gold cylinders and screws.

Greenland and the Strategic Advantage of Weather Reporting

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

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—2010s

The "By the Decade" series concludes with the handgun—or handguns—Wiley Clapp considers his favorite.

Archives: The U.S. M3 Submachine Gun

The American Rifleman staff had an early and up- close look at the then-new M3 submachine gun. Not long thereafter, the “Grease Gun” would make its combat debut with the American Airborne in Normandy.

Legacy of Freedom: Col. North Colt Commander .45 1911 Pistol

NRA President Lt. Col. Oliver North has lent his signature for use on a Limited Edition run of 100 Colt Commander pistols in .45 caliber, his name engraved in 24k gold on the slide.

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