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Greenland and the Strategic Advantage of Weather Reporting

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

Last Of The Breed: Marine Corps M45A1

The final example of U.S. military M1911s, the Marine Corps M45A1 was carried on special...

A Very Special Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30 M1” is without a doubt one of the most popular...

Range Report Part II: Rock Island Armory Rock Ultra MS

American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach continues his extensive range testing of this well-priced .45-cal. M1911 pistol.

Editors’ Picks 2019: Les Baer Gunsite Pistol

Les Baer’s Gunsite Pistol is a modern rendition of Col. Jeff Cooper’s preferred defensive handgun—a...

The Keefe Report: Welcome to the Snark Tank—I Don’t Actually Hate Colt’s

A reader questions Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe about his seemingly sarcastic commentary on outdoor television regarding...

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...

The Arab Revolt and the Guns of Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence fought an unconventional campaign in the Arabian Desert during the Great War. But...

World War I Pistols: Trench Sweepers

Elite Belgian and French “trench sweepers” used Browning-designed FN and Colt pistols in the perilous...

Frozen Indecision: American Intervention in Siberian Russia, 1918

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

The CMP M1911s: The Inside Story

It's a happy ending for these 8,000 pistols fought on battlefields from Europe to Southeast...

The Kimber Rifle Story

The company best known for its rifles with classic American lines, light weight and accuracy,...

The Trouble with Trench Guns

The Winchester Model 1897 “Trench Gun” with a fixed bayonet was a fearsome and distinctly...

The Doughboy’s M1911 Pistol in World War I

By 1918, in the hands of the Doughboys of the American Expeditionary Force, the Kaiser’s...

Blood on the Border: The Battle of Columbus

In the early hours of March 19, 1916, American cavalrymen and armed citizens fought a...

A Look Back at the Browning High Power Pistol

When France made it known that it was seeking a military pistol like the world...

Tested: Carolina Arms Group Trenton Tactical

The M1911 pistol market continues to expand at a rate that defies easy explanation. Today,...

Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I

The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the...

The Keefe Report: CMP M1911s—One Step Closer

The 2018 NDAA contains language that will allow the sale of M1911 pistols through the...

A Battle At Barrington: The Men & The Guns

On Nov. 27, 1934, two federal agents faced two heavily armed bandits in what is...
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