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The International Harvester M1 Garand: A New Rifle for the Nuclear Age

Of the four manufactures contracted by the U.S. Government to produce the M1 rifle, International Harvester was the least obvious of the choices.

Firearm Imports Increased 60 Percent in 2020

The unprecedented demand for firearms and ammunition in 2020 was partially supplied by foreign manufacturers.

ARTV Preview: Browning M1917 and M1919, Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Optic Ready and XM177E2 CAR-15

In this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we near the end of our picks for the top 10 machine guns of all time with the Browning M1917 and M1919 family. We also take a look at the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Combat Optic Ready handgun and examine the Vietnam era XM177E2 CAR-15.

Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small arms from different sources to arm their soldiers. Here we explore some of these Communist-used firearms.

PenFed Credit Union Sees Record Growth

PenFed Credit Union highlighted the sacrifices of American veterans in the pages of American Rifleman, and the company saw record growth in 2020 during a difficult pandemic.

Browning BAR: A Classic Semi-Auto Rifle That Still Sells

No, this isn't the BAR made for military use, but the modern BAR from Browning has seen service in hunting fields for more than half a century.

Vietnam: The Short-Range Shooting War

In 1969, Brig. Gen. S.L.A. Marshall took a comprehensive look at the state of marksmanship in the U.S. military and examined the use of small arms in Vietnam.

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles and optical sights.

The Military Model 70: A Forgotten Sniper Rifle

Although the “Rifleman’s Rifle” is unquestionably one of the greatest hunting rifles of all time, the Winchester Model 70's service in the U.S. military has been meager, and even then its success was limited.

'Gas-Trap' Garand: The First M1 Rifle Design

The rifle that became the “greatest battle implement ever devised” during World War II was not flawless as adopted in 1936. Ever heard of a “gas trap” Garand?

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