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To Arm Against an Enemy: Colonial Williamsburg Highlights Small Arms of the Revolution

A new exhibit at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum at Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg seeks...

The Gunpowder People

Certain books should be in the library of any serious sportsman; immediate to mind are...

Wiley Clapp: The Pneumatic Alternative

They don't call them firearms for nothing. Inside every cartridge, there is a small bit...

Back to Basics: Gunpowder

Gunpowder is so fundamental to firearms, it’s amazing that so few know much about it...

U.S. M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle

First adopted in 1962, the select-fire AR-15/M16 in its various forms has armed the U.S....

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that...

A Look Back at the Remington XP-100 Pistol

Big Green’s futuristic pistol ushered in the exotic single-shot hunting pistols 53 years ago.

Looking Back at Shotgun History

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

Colt First?

For years of writing about firearms, I have been working under an erroneous impression about...

Mike’s New Book

My buddy Mike Bussard has been rattling around this industry far longer than I have...

Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use...

U.S. M16

The M16 stands as a symbol of American military history from the Cold War to...