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Over There: Sniper Rifles and Shotguns in World War I

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment 'Over There! Part 8' to learn about the role of American snipers in World War I, the use of "trench gun" shotguns and the end of World War I.

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with the story of a World War I veteran's experience on the last day of the war and his M1911 service pistol.

“The Devil of Antwerp”: Father of Aerial Combat Jan Olieslagers

The Belgian aviation pioneer used an FN Model 1900 in one of the first aerial gunfights in the skies over Europe during World War I.

History of U.S. Military Gun Salutes

Military salutes are are steeped in tradition and intended to demonstrate great honor to those for whom they are conducted, yet misconceptions exist. Let's clear them up.

Book Excerpt: Gun Control in The Third Reich

The seemingly benign gun-registration laws of the Weimar Republic were used by the Nazis to disarm their political opponents and the nation’s Jewish population. Searching for arms was one of the pretexts of the “Night of Broken Glass,” and here, in their own words, Jewish victims of Reichskristallnacht speak.

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