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The Swedish K in Vietnam and Beyond

Developed after World War II, the m/45B or “Swedish K” submachine gun was used by Swedish troops in hotspots such as the Congo, but more significantly by U.S. Special Forces in the jungles of Vietnam.

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handguns—The 1980s

Smith & Wesson's elegant workhorse wheelgun, the Model 57/58 in .41 Magnum, is Wiley Clapp's pick for his favorite handgun of the 1980s.

Shades of “Thunderbolt & Lightfoot”: The 20 mm Brinks Heist.

Truth is often stranger than fiction. In this case, some strange truth was adapted into fiction and ultimately became part of the plot of a pretty good action movie.

The Kwaheri Safari—Part I

Legendary writer Robert Ruark, such as no other, brought the sights, sounds and feel of Africa to generations of hunters through his writing. Here, Harry Selby, Ruark’s friend and the professional hunter immortalized in Horn of the Hunter, tells the story of their final safari together: the Kwaheri safari.

The Lahti

The Finnish Lahti was once rated as a strong competitor with the Sig P210 as the best service pistol in the world.

“Where Will We Bury Them All?” Finnish Arms Of The Winter War

Invaded by the expansionist Soviet Union in 1939, the Finns, a small nation of practiced riflemen, held Stalin’s hordes at bay for months with Mosin-Nagants and other small arms, including those designed by Aimo Lahti.

Flags for the Fallen: Remembering Our Heroes

In preparation for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, more than 1,000 soldiers, sailors and Marines took part in the annual "Flags In" tradition Thursday, May 27 at Arlington National Cemetery. The tradition-established in 1948-honors the servicemen and women sheltered on the 624 acres in Arlington. (Photos by Hannele Lahti)

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