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Volkssturmgewehr: The German VG1-5 'People's Storm Rifle'

While many are familiar with more widely known examples of late World War II German small arms like the MP44 and Gewehr 43, few know of the simplistic "People's Storm Rifle" designed and built specifically for use by the conscripted Volkssturm, the VG1-5 Volkssturmgewehr.

The 9mm Luger Cartridge: History and Performance

Since its development by Austrian inventor Georg Luger at the dawn of the semi-automatic handgun age, the 9mm Luger cartridge has become the most prevalent and used pistol caliber found today.

Firearm Imports Increased 60 Percent in 2020

The unprecedented demand for firearms and ammunition in 2020 was partially supplied by foreign manufacturers.

'Japanese Garand': The Story of the Type 4

The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Type 4 (Garand) semi-automatic rifle is one of the rarest military firearms. So how many were actually made, and what exactly is a Type 5?

ARTV: Civilian Marksmanship Program M1911 Pistol Sales

The Civilian Marksmanship Program, a privatized entity that was formerly the Office of the Director of Civilian Marksmanship, is selling surplus M1911 and M1911A1 handguns from the U.S. Army in order to support its mission of teaching and promoting marksmanship.

FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued steel and walnut the old-school way. Today, they are favorites among shooters and collectors alike.

Exploded View: Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III

The Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III is one of the iconic bolt-action battle rifles of the 20th century. Here's how it comes apart.

The 1895 Nagant Revolver: A Look Back

A look back at the brainchild of the French Nagant brothers for the Russian Tsar's army, the 1895 Nagant Revolver in 7.62x38 mm R.

Review: Umarex M1A1 Thompson

Continuing its line of realistic CO2-powered replicas Umarex has a new addition to the Legends line, the M1A1 submachine gun based on the famous Thompson design.

Navy Arms Offers 1895 Chilean Mausers

A limited number of reconditioned Model 1895 Chilean Mausers have been brought into the U.S. by Navy Arms and are now for sale.

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