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Reloading the .243 Winchester

We have all heard the old saying, “beware of the hunter with only one gun.”...

This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson Registered Magnum

Smith & Wesson's Registered Magnum was purpose-built to chamber the hot, new cartridge of the...

An Enfield Destroyed: The Impact of British Gun Laws

Our author saw the destruction of one veteran's Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) sniper rifle, a...

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP...

The 'Trench Gun' in World War I

During World War I American “Doughboys” went “over the top” with a fearsome, distinctly American...

NRA at 150: Two American Icons & Past Presidents

Within the pantheon of American heroes, two gentlemen with deep ties to both the U.S....

'Japanese Garand': The Story of the Type 4

The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Type 4 (Garand) semi-automatic rifle is one of the rarest military...

The Guns of Grenada: Operation Urgent Fury

In Oct. 1983, the U.S. military conducted an invasion of the communist-overrun island of Grenada:...

The Birth of the NRA: Wingate, Church & The Leech Cup

The NRA was founded 150 years ago "To Promote And Encourage Rifle Shooting On A...

This Old Gun: Walther Model 4

Before the Walther PP and PPK became iconic handguns, there was another highly regarded pistol...

I Have This Old Gun: British Pattern 1856 Cavalry Carbine

As the British military modernized its arsenal in the mid-19th century, the Pattern 1856 Cavalry...

Lord Lovat's Rifles: In Film, Recollection and Reality

The most famous rifle of D-Day—or at least the most memorable rifle of “The Longest...

Keefe Report: The Core Mission of the National Rifle Association

While political events have forced NRA more and more into the legislative arena, all of...

The 1886/93 Lebel: France's Great War Masterpiece

This innovative 8 mm bolt-action repeater, which performed extraordinary service during World War I, was...

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the...

FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued...

World War II German Sniper Systems: Rifles, Optics & Ammo

Throughout World War II the Germans used and developed several variations of sniper optics and...

NRA Celebrates 150th Anniversary in 2021

Founded in 1871, the National Rifle Association celebrates 150 years of defending freedom in 2021.

Unsung: The AN/M2 .50-cal. Machine Gun in World War II

From Pearl Harbor until the Japanese surrender, the AN/M2 .50-cal. Browning machine gun served in...
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