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Guns of the Tet Offensive

Advanced American firepower, coupled with traditional G.I. ingenuity and courage held the line during the Tet Offensive, and turned back the largest communist attack of that long and bitter war.

Tested: The FN 509 Pistol

Essentially an upgraded FNS, the American-made 509 from FN was designed for military use, but will excel in civilian defensive applications and law enforcement duty as well.

The .50-cal. Browning Machine Gun—The Gun That Won The War

With its origins in the Great War, the .50-cal. Browning machine gun—on land, on the sea and in the air—was a decisive arm for America’s victory over Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. And, remarkably, it’s still in service today.

General Motors Went To War

Most are not surprised that General Motors Corp. turned out trucks and other types of vehicles during World War II, but many are not aware that GM was also a major supplier of firearms to the “Arsenal of Democracy.”

A Look Back at the Browning Superposed

The Master’s final shotgun design may well have been his most beautiful.

.50 BMG: The Ultimate Big Bore?

Unleashing twice the horsepower of a .458 Win. Mag. is something a lot of shooters just have to try.

Reports from Afghanistan

American Rifleman’s man on the ground in Afghanistan reports on the arms used by our troops and the mission they face today. He found that they are proud to protect our freedom overseas—especially when they know the NRA protects their rights at home.

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