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The Remington-Lee Rifle: Ahead of Its Time

Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was...

WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution in Sniping

What are Galilean sights? More importantly, how well did they work? A group of modern...

This Old Gun: Ward's Western Field Model 10

The single-shot shotgun reigned supreme in the first half of the 20th century, and this...

'Cold Steel': American Trench Knives of WWI

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

This Old Gun: Great Western 'The Deputy' Revolver

Colt’s 1949 announcement to discontinue its Single Action Army (SAA) inspired a few entrepreneurial individuals...

Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the...

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...

The U.S. Model Of 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle

When it seemed certain that the United States would enter World War I, America’s greatest...

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...

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was...

Navy Arms Whitworth Rifle

The company’s Parker-Hale Whitworth and the Parker-Hale Volunteer, to be specific, are back, in both...

The Winchester Story

It was 150 years ago that the name “Winchester” was first stamped on a rifle....

Looking Back at Shotgun History

In the story of the development of firearms, shotguns often receive short shrift. Here’s a...

Winchester Lever-Actions Go To War

Although the U.S. military snubbed lever-action Winchesters, other nations, attracted by their innovation or just...

I Have This Old Gun: Montgomery Ward's Western Field Model 10

During the first part of the 20th century, when the United States was transitioning from...

Backing Another Horse: The Winchester G30 Semiautomatic Rifle

In the days before America’s entry into World War II, there were doubts about the...

The Ross Rifle in U.S. Service

One of the best things said about the Ross Rifle was it was better than...

AR's Top 10 Handguns

Our choices for the best and most significant handguns on the past century.