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A Very Special Carbine

A Very Special Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30 M1” is without a doubt one of the most popular...
Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

The M1911 and M1911A1 pistols are legends among firearms. Their remarkable exploits in the hands...
D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...
The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of...
Marine Companion: Remington-Rand M1911A1

Marine Companion: Remington-Rand M1911A1

A veteran Remington-Rand M1911A1 was always by this young Marine officer’s side in Vietnam.
Tested: Beretta 92 .22 Long Rifle Conversion Kit

Tested: Beretta 92 .22 Long Rifle Conversion Kit

The author shares five takeaways after using the Beretta 92.22 LR conversion kit.
Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...
The G.I. Thompson In World War II

The G.I. Thompson In World War II

Although the U.S. Army was slow to adopt the iconic gun, the Marines had been...
The CMP M1911s: The Inside Story

The CMP M1911s: The Inside Story

It's a happy ending for these 8,000 pistols fought on battlefields from Europe to Southeast...
Editors’ Picks 2018: Auto-Ordnance Tactical Thompson Rifle

Editors’ Picks 2018: Auto-Ordnance Tactical Thompson Rifle

Auto-Ordnance, maker of the semi-automatic Thompson and other vintage American designs such as the M1...
Cold War Warriors—The Men and Guns of Special Forces Berlin

Cold War Warriors—The Men and Guns of Special Forces Berlin

While the Iron Curtain still stood, U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Berlin prepared for...
Tested: Carolina Arms Group Trenton Tactical

Tested: Carolina Arms Group Trenton Tactical

The M1911 pistol market continues to expand at a rate that defies easy explanation. Today,...
Rifleman Q & A: Needing A Hand With My Remington Rand

Rifleman Q & A: Needing A Hand With My Remington Rand

A reader has a question about a Remington Rand .45-cal. M1911A1.
The Keefe Report: CMP M1911s—One Step Closer

The Keefe Report: CMP M1911s—One Step Closer

The 2018 NDAA contains language that will allow the sale of M1911 pistols through the...
When Argentina Had To Choose a New Service Rifle

When Argentina Had To Choose a New Service Rifle

The Republic of Argentina has a large and diversified military-industrial complex, which includes a remarkable...
Remember Pearl Harbor: The Men and the Guns

Remember Pearl Harbor: The Men and the Guns

On Dec. 7, 1941, a “date which will live in infamy,” Americans fought back against...
America’s  Military Revolvers

America’s Military Revolvers

Though some fixed- cartridge revolvers were used during the American Civil War, it wasn’t until...
The Keefe Report: Marine Raiders Throw .45 Overboard

The Keefe Report: Marine Raiders Throw .45 Overboard

It has just been announced that Glock 19s will replace Colt M45A1 .45 ACPs in...
1916: Guns On The Border

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of...
Colt's New M1911s: The Competition Pistol and Lightweight Commander

Colt's New M1911s: The Competition Pistol and Lightweight Commander

Two new M1911s—the Competition Pistol and the revamped Lightweight Commander—prove that Colt is back on...
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