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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,...

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,...

'Crack Marksmen': Canada's Aboriginal Snipers in WWI

Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I...

A Look Back at the 1917 Enfield

The author takes a look back at one of the great guns of history.

Rifleman Q & A: Mysterious Markings

A reader inquires whether there was another manufacturer of the Model 1917 rifles besides those...

The U.S. Model 1919A4 Machine Gun

Based on the M1917A1 water-cooled, belt-fed machine gun, the lighter, air-cooled M1919A4 Browning was one...

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester...

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of...

Rifleman Q & A: Springfield vs. Enfield–Fame By Name

A reader inquires why is the ’03 Springfield is accorded so much fame.

Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

The authors trace the fascinating history of just one M1903, the very first, serial No....

The Keefe Report: The Guns of “They Shall Not Grow Old“

Director Peter Jackson, the man behind The recent film adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of...

America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

Maxim took inspiration from a childhood memory of being knocked over by recoil to later...

The Arab Revolt and the Guns of Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence fought an unconventional campaign in the Arabian Desert during the Great War. But...

America's Snipers in The Great War

A century ago, American snipers fought in both the trenches of France and in the...

The U.S. Model Of 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle

When it seemed certain that the United States would enter World War I, America’s greatest...

The U.S. Model Of 1917 Rifle

When America entered the Great War, there was a dire shortage of rifles for the...

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and...

The Model 1903 In World War I

When the Doughboys went to France, starting in 1917, they took with them arguably the...

The Trouble with Trench Guns

The Winchester Model 1897 “Trench Gun” with a fixed bayonet was a fearsome and distinctly...
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