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Chinese Warlord Pistols: 1916-1949

What, you’ve never heard of a “Wauser?” During the Chinese Warlord era, pistols of every description were bought from major Western gunmakers—and then indigenous copies were made at a host of facilities in China. It’s not much of a stretch to say that no two are exactly alike.

Review: CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S2 Micro

The Scorpion EVO 3 S2 Micro is the latest iteration of the popular Scorpion design, which stretches back to 1961.

This Old Gun: Walther Model 4

Before the Walther PP and PPK became iconic handguns, there was another highly regarded pistol from Walther: the Model 4.

FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued steel and walnut the old-school way. Today, they are favorites among shooters and collectors alike.

Teddy Roosevelt And James Bond Pistols Sell At Auction

This past month two noteworthy pistols, one owned by President Theodore Roosevelt and another used in the James Bond film "Dr. No" staring the late Sean Connery, sold at auction.

Favorite Firearms: A WWII Vet's MAB Modele C

One American Rifleman reader wrote in about his father's MAB Modele C, a French-made pistol built for personal protection use just after World War II.

The .32 ACP: History & Performance

In this review, we take a look at the developmental history and performance of the .32 ACP cartridge and some of the handgun designs that use it.

1899: Year of the Browning Pistol

Today, the basic outline of the semi-automatic pistol is familiar, but that was not always the case. The “modern” Browning pistols actually began in 1899, and here is a look at some of the oldest and rarest.

Rifleman Q&A: Soviet Tula-Korovin Pistol

We answer an American Rifleman reader's question about a Russian-made pistol he has in his collection.

The Battle of France: Guns of Allied & Axis Troops

Seventy-five years ago, beginning on May 10, 1940, German forces struck against Western Europe, invading Holland, Belgium and France.

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