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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 Day”—wasn’t actually there. Lord Lovat did carry his Mannlicher-Schoenauer carbine in combat, however, and we can learn a lot about British and American guns used during World War II from his memoirs.

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi tyranny, and many of them arrived by parachute or glider. They were the men of the British and American airborne, and they were well-armed indeed.

Second Acts: Champion Shooter Vera Koo

In this first article in an occasional series on women who entered the world of firearms later in life or as a second career, eight-time Bianchi Cup Women's National Champion Vera Koo tells us her story.

Goodbye, Don Burgett

American Rifleman lost a friend, and America lost a hero, with the passing of Don Burgett.

Book Review: The President Will See You Now

A Ronald Reagan staffer’s memoir shows the former president’s personal side.

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.

Springfield Armory SAINT Valentine's Day Benefit Auction

Springfield Armory will auction off two custom-finish "his and hers" Saint AR-15 rifles in a fundraiser to benefit the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation.

Book Review: Ott-Helmuth von Lossnitzer, Technical Director of The Mauser Company

One of Germany’s leading arms industrialists during the Third Reich, von Lossnitzer served as technical director of the Mauser Works in Oberndorf for a dozen years before immigrating to America and continuing his gun-designing career with the U.S. Ordnance Corps.

Pondering The Pistolero: Donald Bateman Hope Coates

Cross Indiana Jones, Harry Flashman and a Colt M911 .45 pistol and you have the interesting—almost unbelievable—real life of one Donald Coates.

The Guns of Operation Market Garden

Field Editor Martin K.A. Morgan gives us an in-depth look at the men and guns of “A Bridge Too Far.”

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