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Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

From the American Rifleman archives we learn about the No. 4 Mk I, which was...
America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

Maxim took inspiration from a childhood memory of being knocked over by recoil to later...
The Sterling: Britain’s Cold War Submachine Gun

The Sterling: Britain’s Cold War Submachine Gun

The Sterling submachine gun saw action in more than 40 conflicts, well earning its place...
I Have This Old Gun: Pattern 1856 “Enfield” Cavalry Carbine

I Have This Old Gun: Pattern 1856 “Enfield” Cavalry Carbine

In the 1850s, Britain’s military, like others in Europe and the New World, realized that...
The Model 1940 Light Rifle: Smith & Wesson's Beautifully Made Failure

The Model 1940 Light Rifle: Smith & Wesson's Beautifully Made Failure

The Light Rifle was designed following a request from the British in mid-1939. The resulting...
How NRA Trained America’s Snipers To Fight “Over There”

How NRA Trained America’s Snipers To Fight “Over There”

During World War I, America’s top riflemen and British and Canadian instructors ran the United...
Lee-Enfield Rifle—Workhorse Of The British Empire

Lee-Enfield Rifle—Workhorse Of The British Empire

The .303-cal. Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III rifle was fast to operate and up to...
I Have This Old Gun – Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket

I Have This Old Gun – Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket

Simply put, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket, along with its variants, is one of the...
Investigation of a Legend: The Graf Spee and the Ballester-Molina

Investigation of a Legend: The Graf Spee and the Ballester-Molina

The Argentine-made Ballester-Molina pistol, which borrows from both the M1911 and the Star Model B,...
M16s of the Great White North

M16s of the Great White North

The Canadian C7 and C8 families have features unique to the Canadian Forces.
Nock's Volley Gun

Nock's Volley Gun

A little-known failed experiment by the British Royal Navy produced the seven-barreled Nock volley gun.
Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use...
The Redcoats’ Brown Bess

The Redcoats’ Brown Bess

Brown Bess muskets served both sides during the American Revolution.
Brian Sheetz's Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Brian Sheetz's Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Editors' picks for the rifles that changed the world.