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In Country: Small Arms of the Vietnam War

It was more than half a century ago that American troops stepped up ground operations in the Republic of Vietnam. Here are some of the guns used by the guys on the ground.

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.

First to Fight the Blitzkrieg: Polish Small Arms in September 1939

When Nazi Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, they found the Polish military to be inferior in numbers, but not completely short-changed in effective equipment or fighting spirit.

Uprising! Poland’s Fight for Freedom in Warsaw 1944

Seventy-five years ago, 20,000 Polish citizens—men, women and children alike—rose against their German occupiers.

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester touted the company as having been “On Guard for America Since 1866.” This was never more true than when it produced arms and ammunition to help defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Winchester Goes To War

Throughout this century, Winchester has been called upon to be a vital part of the ”Arsenal of Democracy.” Though not as well regarded as its commercial guns, the firm’s military arms served our servicemen and women well in both World Wars.

In Country – Small Arms of the Vietnam War

It was a half-century ago that American troops stepped up ground operations in the Republic of Vietnam—and 40 years since the fall of Saigon. Here is a collection of stirring images of the men and guns of America’s war in Vietnam.

Infantry Arms of the Battle of France, May-June 1940

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

Rifles and ’Rithmatic and NRA's Mentor Program

Some shooters avoid the math and science related to marksmanship like the plague, but those few who catch the bug—especially at a young age—can be in for an awesome, studious ride.

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