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The U.S. Model Of 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle

When it seemed certain that the United States would enter World War I, America’s greatest...

Cold Front: American Troops in Russia 1918-1919

A century ago, American troops were in combat against the Bolsheviks on Russian soil. Armed...

The Hotchkiss Model Of 1914 Heavy Machine Gun

A century ago, the American Expeditionary Force entered heavy combat in France, and the Doughboys’...

Machine Guns of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I

Here are a few of the machine guns in use by the American Expeditionary Forces...

“Grim Reapers”: The Machine Guns of World War I

A century ago, Americans of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France and began filtering...

Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I

The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the...

The Keefe Report: Over There—The Guns of the Doughboys

A century ago today, United States of America was no longer sitting on the sidelines....

The Chauchat Light Machine Gun: Not Really One of the Worst Guns Ever

Despite its reputation, the "Fusil Mitrailleur Modéle 1915 CSRG" served effectively in combat for the...

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was...

Sgt. York: American Rifleman, American Hero

From the American Rifleman archives comes this story of faith, courage and straight shooting, which...

John Browning’s Automatic Rifle

John Moses Browning’s automatic rifle has become an American legend. Here is a look at...

Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part Two

The Lewis, Thompson, BAR and M1917 water-cooled machine gun, along with the M1903 Springfield rifle...

That "Damned, Jammed Chauchat"

Issued to American Doughboys and Marines during World War I, the Chauchat automatic rifle was...

1909 Benet-Mercie Machine Rifle: The Daylight Gun

Though it had problems, the 1909 Benet-Mercie was the U.S. military’s first light machine gun....