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Origins of the 'Trapdoor' Springfield: The Allin Conversions

Though little known today, the “Allin Conversions” and the other early “Trapdoor Springfields” represent an...

The Weaver Stance: Its Origins & Use

Though many have moved on to other shooting stances, the Weaver Stance was revolutionary and...

This Old Gun: Calisher & Terry Carbine

Learn the story behind the unique Calisher & Terry carbine, one of the more interesting...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due...

U.S. Model 1855 Springfield: The Rifle-Musket of the Regulars

Developed with a revolutionary Maynard tape-priming system, the Model 1855 Springfield rifle-musket was the official...

The Ithaca Model 37: A Forgotten 'Trench Gun'

While eclipsed by the far-better-known Winchester Model 97 and Model 12 “trench” and “riot” shotguns,...

Memories of Normandy: The Meaning of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is celebrated differently across America, but those celebrations are unified in that the...

Interior Grants Given to Protect American Battlefields

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced $3 million in grants designed to...

This Old Gun: French Tabatière Rifled Musket

One of the interesting things about the military—especially in centuries past—is that under certain circumstances...

The M1903 Springfield: A Look Back

Staring out as a patent rip-off of the 1898 Mauser, the M1903 Springfield remains a...

Marlin Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Officially established in 1870, Marlin Firearms celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2020, and the company...

American Guns: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation

Firearms are a crucial part of American culture, so it's no surprise that they've played...

'Crack Marksmen': Canada's Aboriginal Snipers in WWI

Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I...

ARTV Preview: British 1st Airborne at Arnhem; Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield EZ; U.S. Model 1855 Rifle-Musket

This week on on American Rifleman TV we continue with Operation Market Garden with the...

Review: Uberti 1851 Navy Conversion in .38 Spl.

Uberti USA’s “Outlaws & Lawmen” series creates the gun that "Wild Bill" Hickok might have...

The Model 1889 Mauser: A Rifle That Saved Paris

During the opening salvo of WWI, Belgian troops were armed with the Model 1889 Mauser,...

'Cold Steel': American Trench Knives of WWI

During WWI, American troops entered France without a dedicated fighting knife. That was soon remedied...

From the NRA Museums Collection: Fine Repeaters

Called “Fine Repeaters” by Union Gen. Edward Francis Winslow, Columbus Fire Arms Mfg. revolvers are...

Holiday Gift Guide: Woman-Veteran-Owned Businesses

We've previously featured businesses that were started by military veterans, primarily men, so we're switching...
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