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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...

Keefe Report: The Core Mission of the National Rifle Association

While political events have forced NRA more and more into the legislative arena, all of...

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the...

Collier & Colt: The Origins of the Revolver

For years of writing about firearms, I had been working under an erroneous impression about...

1899: Year of the Browning Pistol

Today, the basic outline of the semi-automatic pistol is familiar, but that was not always...

Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

Here we take a look at the history of the First Fenian Raid against the...

High Standard: Gone But Not Forgotten

High Standard was a prominent company in the mid-20th century and had many great models,...

Merwin Hulbert & Co. Guns: Forgotten Western Revolvers

Merwin Hulbert revolvers were innovative in design and beautifully made, but the company was plagued...

Book Review: 'Winchester Model 1895–Last Of The Classic Lever Actions'

The collecting community has eagerly been waiting for a treatise on the Model 1895 for...

Ben Comfort’s Wimbledon Cup Rifle Comes Home

One of the most important rifles used in NRA’s National Matches has been reunited with...

U.S. Model 1855 Springfield: The Rifle-Musket of the Regulars

Developed with a revolutionary Maynard tape-priming system, the Model 1855 Springfield rifle-musket was the official...

NRA Museums Releases 'Illustrated History of Firearms'

The 320-page "Illustrated History of Firearms" released by NRA Museums covers the evolution of the...

American Guns: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation

Firearms are a crucial part of American culture, so it's no surprise that they've played...

Preview: 41st Annual Blue Book of Gun Values

The 41st Edition Blue Book of Gun Values provides up-to-date information on thousands of guns,...

The Browning Automatic Rifle: A Short History

The first Browning Automatic Rifles, the Model 1918s, delivered rock-solid service to the “doughboys” in...

Remington Autoloading Shotguns: The Epic

America’s oldest gunmaker has been building semi-automatic shotguns for more than a century. Today, models...

Opening Shot: Model 1883 and No. 353 Gatling Guns

From the NRA Museum, check out these firearms that have provenance to the 1939 movie,...

5 Firearm Firsts of Christopher Columbus

Invader, discoverer, exploiter, whatever you prefer, there’s no denying five of the firearm firsts he...

We Will Remember Them

On Sept. 11, 2001, Americans watched in horror as first one airliner, then another, crashed...

The Keefe Report: Curatorial Assistant National Firearms Museum

My start as an NRA employee came nearly 30 years ago as a weekends-only curatorial...
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