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The Keefe Report: 1911 Pistols Then and Now

"...the .45 Colt’s automatic; the latest, the most deadly, the finest and the best hand...

A Marine and His M1903: USMC Model 1903 Rifles

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

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with...

'Tanker Garands': The Real Story

Most “Tanker Garands” were made for commercial sale, but a few are genuine. This is...

The Model 1903 National Match Rifle: A Peerless Precision Shooter

The Model 1903 Springfield is arguably the most accurate off-the-shelf service rifle ever produced. And...

Sniping in Vietnam: An Inside Look at USMC Snipers in 1967

Against one or two of the enemy, mortar fire is is ineffective. The military's answer...

Heckler & Koch: The Gray Room, Part I

American Rifleman’s Joe Kurtenbach gets an inside look of the “mystical” Gray Room at Heckler...

This Old Gun: Colt Official Police Revolver

In this episode of “I Have This Old Gun,” American Rifleman TV examines a classic...

When Pigs Fly: The Heliborne M60 Machine Gun in Vietnam

The conflict in Vietnam is considered by many to have been an infantryman’s war. While...

U.S. Army Ordnance vs. NRA: The Battle Over the M1 Garand

At one time, the National Rifle Association really didn't like the M1 Garand. Here's the...

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,...

The 'Welrod' Pistol: A Silent Arm for the SOE

Developed to arm members of Britain's Special Operations Executive during WWII, the Hand Firing Device...

SIG Sauer Announces Commercial Variant of M18 Pistol

SIG Sauer, Inc. has introduced the P320-M18, the commercial variant of the U.S. Military Modular...

Fear & Loading: Marines Retiring More Than Just M9s

According to the Navy’s 2019 and 2020 budget-estimate report, some Glocks and Colts are also...

“Known But To God”: The Unknown Soldier and the U.S.S. Olympia

The Unknown Soldier is guarded by the Sentinels of the 3rd U.S. Infantry day and...

The Luger of the Tropics

In the hands of the military and police—as well as revolutionaries and bandits—for decades, the...

The Model 1805 Harpers Ferry Pistol: From Inception to Insignia

Following the disbandment of the Continental Army in 1784, the United States kept only a...

Archives: The M1911A1 and The M9

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

Remembering the Guns of the Alamo

Separating fact from movie fiction, what arms were used during the 13-day siege in February...

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

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