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A Marine and His M1903: USMC Model 1903 Rifles

In this article, we take a look at some of the history and distinguishing features...

Book Review—The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver

Author Charles W. Pate has again provided the gun collecting community with another remarkable tome,...

The Trophies of a Dough

The story of Sgt. Malcolm “Buck” Marsh’s "bring-backs" is chronicled in Adam Makos’ new book...

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

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

Speaking the G.I.'s Language: The M16 Comic Book Manual

As reports of M16s failing in combat began to filter in, the U.S. Army scrambled...

Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

From the American Rifleman archives we learn about the No. 4 Mk I, which was...

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

From the 1985 American Rifleman, shortly after the adoption of the M9 as the new...

Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

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

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents...

The Armed Citizen® July 6, 2018

Thanks to a National Guardsman, two women were saved from a domestic violence altercation.

The Armed Citizen® January 22, 2018

A homeowner who lives near Yellowstone National Park was loaded for bear one night in...

Madison and the Bill of Rights

James Madison's lonely struggle against his fellow Federalists yielded one of the greatest documents of...

Victory In Europe: A Correspondent's Report to Riflemen

From the July 1945 American Rifleman comes this report from American Rifleman’s War Correspondent Bill...

A Real Gun For Christmas

From the Dec. 1955 American Rifleman comes this editorial from then NRA Executive Director Louis...

The Grouseland Rifle: A Longrifle By John Small

Revolutionary War veteran John Small, “perhaps the finest gunsmith to work west of the Appalachian...

The Grouseland Rifle: A Longrifle by John Small

A Revolutionary War veteran and one of the leading men in the “Old Northwest,” John...

John A. Fallin's Rifle: A Veteran Of Gettysburg

On July 2 or 3, 1863, Pvt. John Fallin of the 23rd Virginia Infantry lost...

Thompson Submachine Gun

So, when was the Thompson submachine gun first fired in combat? Was it during the...

American Rifleman Archives: Editorial—The Mentally Ill

For nearly half-a-century NRA has urged Congress to study the question of mental illness. This...
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