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The Keefe Report: 1911 Pistols Then and Now

"...the .45 Colt’s automatic; the latest, the most deadly, the finest and the best hand...

Silk & Steel: Firearm-Wielding Women on the Frontier

From the days of the first colonists and the Wild West to today, American women...

The Rise of the 9mm M1911

For most of its existence, the M1911 pistol has been inexorably linked to the .45...

5 Amazing Artifacts in the National Museum of the U.S. Army

The National Museum of the United States Army holds nearly 1,400 artifacts that tell the...

Review: Heritage Rough Rider Rancher Carbine

In this review, we take a look at the Heritage Rough Rider Rancher single-action revolving...

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,...

The Battle of France: Guns of Allied & Axis Troops

Seventy-five years ago, beginning on May 10, 1940, German forces struck against Western Europe, invading...

Marlin Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Officially established in 1870, Marlin Firearms celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2020, and the company...

'Crack Marksmen': Canada's Aboriginal Snipers in WWI

Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I...

The 'Welrod' Pistol: A Silent Arm for the SOE

Developed to arm members of Britain's Special Operations Executive during WWII, the Hand Firing Device...

New Zealand Gun Buyback Gets Ugly, Targets Historic Arms

Predictably, the New Zealand Gun Buyback program championed by the country's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern,...

The Aging Defender

Age-related physical decline is inevitable, but there are ways for armed citizens to both slow...

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Browning BDA

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a recent episode of American Rifleman...

A Look Back at the 1917 Enfield

The author takes a look back at one of the great guns of history.

A First Look at 2020's New Guns

Plenty of new firearm models on display at the 2019 NASGW is a positive indication...

NRA Gun of the Week: Sten Mk II Machine Carbine

Watch as American Rifleman's Mark Keefe shoots and discusses the open-bolt-fired Sten Mk II Machine...

Book Review—Handbook of Machine Gun Support Equipment and Accessories 1895 – 1945

This massive tome is a full-color catalog of everything you never knew you needed for...

Book Review—M1 Garand Photo Essay

The gun that Gen. George Patton called “the greatest battle implement ever devised.”
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