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The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

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

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...
The Luger of the Tropics

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

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

Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the...
Irish Lewis Light Machine Guns in the United States

Irish Lewis Light Machine Guns in the United States

Col. Isaac Newton Lewis capitalized on the experimental drum-fed, air-cooled, McLean machine gun, developing a...
War in the Desert: The Mauser-Vergueiro Rifle

War in the Desert: The Mauser-Vergueiro Rifle

An army should never go to war without rifles to arm its soldiers. Yet that...
Tested: SIG Sauer’s Made-In-America P210 Pistol

Tested: SIG Sauer’s Made-In-America P210 Pistol

With origins as a Swiss service pistol and a well-deserved reputation for quality and accuracy,...
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...
FN Mausers and the Fight for Israel

FN Mausers and the Fight for Israel

When Israel declared its independence in 1948, it acquired rifles—including some used by the Germans...
Frozen Indecision: American Intervention in Siberian Russia, 1918

Frozen Indecision: American Intervention in Siberian Russia, 1918

America’s interaction with Russia is quite the hot topic these days. Many Americans wonder, are...
General Grant’s Magnificent Set of Lost Remingtons

General Grant’s Magnificent Set of Lost Remingtons

A recent discovery brings to light a pair of Remington New Model Army revolvers that...
America Remembers Announces NRA Right to Bear Arms Tribute Pistol

America Remembers Announces NRA Right to Bear Arms Tribute Pistol

The Tribute is issued on a Colt Government Model .45—a classic and storied American sidearm.
American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

Virginia Military Institute's collection of early American repeating firearms, Civil War weapons and U.S. martial...
The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came...
Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the...
I Have This Old Gun: Astra Model 300

I Have This Old Gun: Astra Model 300

In the second decade of the 20th century, the Spanish army adopted a curious handgun—the...
In The Beginning: Semi-Automatic Pistols of the 19th Century

In The Beginning: Semi-Automatic Pistols of the 19th Century

Think the Mauser Broomhandle or a Colt was the first semi-automatic pistol? Think again. There...
A Look Back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver

A Look Back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver

Take a look back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver, which was patterned after the...
Seabees Can Shoot!

Seabees Can Shoot!

From the American Rifleman archives, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Seabees, we...
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