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Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP...

ARTV: Civilian Marksmanship Program M1911 Pistol Sales

The Civilian Marksmanship Program, a privatized entity that was formerly the Office of the Director...

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...

Unsung: The AN/M2 .50-cal. Machine Gun in World War II

From Pearl Harbor until the Japanese surrender, the AN/M2 .50-cal. Browning machine gun served in...

NRA Gun of the Week: Beretta APX Carry Black

On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman staff delve into one of Beretta’s...

This Old Gun: Argentine FM FAP

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a...

"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...

Exploded View: U.S. M1911A1

John Browning's iconic service pistol remained in U.S. military use for three-quarters of a century....

NRA Gun of the Week: Tisas 1911A1 US Army

On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman discuss what makes the Tisas 1911A1...

ARTV Preview: Colt Commanders at Gunsite; Rock River Arms RUK-9; Steyr AUG

This week on American Rifleman TV, we're with the Colt Commander at Gunsite Academy, and...

The Ithaca Model 37: A Forgotten 'Trench Gun'

While eclipsed by the far-better-known Winchester Model 97 and Model 12 “trench” and “riot” shotguns,...

The M1 Carbine: 10 Little-Known Facts

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World...

Iwo Jima: The Men Who Fought & The Guns They Carried

The Battle of Iwo Jima is one of the bloodiest events of World War II,...

Review: Taurus 1911 Commander

The Taurus 1911 Commander in 9 mm might be one of the best deals to...

Buck Marsh: An American Rifleman In The Battle For Germany

An infantryman with the 3rd Armored Division figures prominently in the bestselling book Spearhead. Now...

NRA Gun of the Week: Colt Combat Unit CCO 9 mm Pistol

Watch as American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach shoots and talks about a 9 mm 1911 from...

Beretta Launches 92X Pistol

In the latest addition to its 90-series pistols, Beretta introduces the 92X pistol platform.

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

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...
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