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Lord Lovat's Rifles: In Film, Recollection and Reality

The most famous rifle of D-Day—or at least the most memorable rifle of “The Longest...

Review: 'U.S. Small Arms Of World War II'

Bruce Canfield's "U.S. Small Arms of World War II" is a rich tome complete with...

"V" Is For Victory: The Smith & Wesson Victory Model Revolver

Although the M1911A1 was the standard U.S military sidearm during World War II, more than...

A Marine and His M1903: USMC Model 1903 Rifles

In this article, we take a look at some of the history and distinguishing features...

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...

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long...

'Tanker Garands': The Real Story

Most “Tanker Garands” were made for commercial sale, but a few are genuine. This is...

M1 Garand Rebuilds: History & Markings

Collectors today often look down their noses at “rebuilt” M1 Garands, but hundreds of thousands...

The Model 1903 National Match Rifle: A Peerless Precision Shooter

The Model 1903 Springfield is arguably the most accurate off-the-shelf service rifle ever produced. And...

The Military Model 70: A Forgotten Sniper Rifle

Although the “Rifleman’s Rifle” is unquestionably one of the greatest hunting rifles of all time,...

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

The rifle that became the “greatest battle implement ever devised” during World War II was...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due...

'The Forgotten War:' The Men & Guns of Korea 1950

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and lasted until July 1953. It is...

D-Day's Forgotten Guns: 12 Firearms Used in June 1944

We all know about the M1 Garand and the Thompson submachine gun, but troops in...

U.S. Army Ordnance vs. NRA: The Battle Over the M1 Garand

At one time, the National Rifle Association really didn't like the M1 Garand. Here's the...

Allied Air Assault: The Guns of Operation Varsity

Operation Varsity was the last Allied air assault of World War II, and the troops...

The Keefe Report: The M1 Garand's Legacy

From its introduction, American Rifleman has covered the M1 Garand from many angles. Editor-in-Chief Mark...

Building a Modernized M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is one of the iconic battle rifles of the 20th century, but...

6 Reasons to Reconsider M14 & M1A Rifles

For many, the M14 and the commercial M1A are the rifles that people love to...

Rifleman Q & A: The Mystique Of Winchester M1s

A reader inquires about Winchester-made Garand rifles, of which there were more than a half-million.
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