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'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...

The War to End All Wars That Wouldn’t End: The Polish-Soviet Conflict of 1920

In the chaos following the Armistice ending World War I, Soviet Communist armies moved west,...

Book Review—The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver

Author Charles W. Pate has again provided the gun collecting community with another remarkable tome,...

I Have This Old Gun: 1851 Deane, Adams & Deane Revolver

Double-action handguns have been available since at least the 1830s, though in the “pepperbox” form.

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...

Lt. Col. “Sherm” Mills—Last Man Standing at the U.S. Springfield Arsenal

For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated...

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester...

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of...

Rifles of the United States Navy & Marine Corps: 1866-1917

While reading this book, I found myself at about every third or fourth page exclaiming—“I...

“Known But To God”: The Unknown Soldier and the U.S.S. Olympia

The Unknown Soldier is guarded by the Sentinels of the 3rd U.S. Infantry day and...

The Luger of the Tropics

In the hands of the military and police—as well as revolutionaries and bandits—for decades, the...

The Model 1805 Harpers Ferry Pistol: Launching the Reproduction Era

In the last few decades particularly, the United States has seen an influx of both...

Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the...
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