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Colt's Model 1855 Revolving Rifle in the Civil War

Though eclipsed by other repeaters—such as the Henry and Spencer—the rifle version of Col. Colt’s...

Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small...

The 'Banner' Mauser: Model 98 Standard Modell

Mauser's famous rectangular banner logo, first used in 1909, appeared on an export rifle called...

This Old Gun: Pattern 1853 Enfield

Simply put, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket, along with its variants, is one of the...

This Old Gun: U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

The Model 1842 was the first percussion pistol adopted by the United States military, and...

Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

Here we take a look at the history of the First Fenian Raid against the...

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles...

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,...

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...

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...
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