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'Cold Steel': American Trench Knives of WWI

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

ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Market Garden WW2; Springfield Armory Hellcat; Simonov SKS Carbine

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

The Ruger No. 1: A Masterpiece of Simplicity

William Batterman Ruger is best known for his innovative mind in the firearm industry. His...

The Swedish K in Vietnam and Beyond

Developed after World War II, the m/45B or “Swedish K” submachine gun was used by...

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Spanish FR-8 Rifle

The bolt-action Spanish FR-8 was a stopgap firearm, thrown into service by the Spanish when...

Greenland and the Strategic Advantage of Weather Reporting

Explore the history and strategic importance of Greenland during the Second World War.

NRA Gun of the Week: Sten Machine Carbines

Watch as American Rifleman's Mark Keefe checks out a few early British Sten Machine Carbines...

Video—Shooting the MG42 Machine Gun

Firing an historic rifle such as the MG42, then reviewing footage of it in operation,...

Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

The authors trace the fascinating history of just one M1903, the very first, serial No....

Molot Vepr 7.62x54R "Closeunov 4ME" Rifle Project

Nearly two decades in the making, Field Editor Gil Horman finally gets to scratch a...

Video: I Have This Old Gun: L1A1 SLR (British FAL)

The less recognizably named cousin of the FN FAL, the L1A1 SLR (or British FAL)...

The Keefe Report: The Guns of “They Shall Not Grow Old“

Director Peter Jackson, the man behind The recent film adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of...

The Sterling: Britain’s Cold War Submachine Gun

The Sterling submachine gun saw action in more than 40 conflicts, well earning its place...

Cimarron Firearms and The Guns of "Spaghetti Westerns"

Cimarron Firearms Co. blends the authenticity of Old West legend with popular culture to offer...

Frozen Indecision: American Intervention in Siberian Russia, 1918

America’s interaction with Russia is quite the hot topic these days. Many Americans wonder, are...

Gun Talk Saves a Hero's Life

Sergeant First Class Greg Stube was grievously wounded on the battlefield in Afghanistan. It was...

Cold Front: American Troops in Russia 1918-1919

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

The Makarov: Hotspot Staple

This Cold war classic—the “Mak”—can be found in nearly every corner of the world. But...

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and...
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