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The Marlin Model 39: An Unlikely Participant in WWII

Not only was the Marlin Model 39 lever-action .22-cal. rifle a popular rimfire for the...

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

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

Favorite Firearms: A WWII Vet's MAB Modele C

One American Rifleman reader wrote in about his father's MAB Modele C, a French-made pistol...

"V" Is For Victory: The Smith & Wesson Victory Model Revolver

Although the M1911A1 was the standard U.S military sidearm during World War II, more than...

5 Amazing Artifacts in the National Museum of the U.S. Army

The National Museum of the United States Army holds nearly 1,400 artifacts that tell the...

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long...

'Tanker Garands': The Real Story

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

Lee-Enfield No. 5 'Jungle Carbine:' An Exploded View

During World War II, the British military concluded that they needed a rifle shorter and...

The Lithgow SMLE Sniper Rifle In Korea: Pvt. Ian Robertson at Hill 614

Ian Robertson, a sniper with 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, relayed a story of the...

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...

'A Grisly Business:' Australia’s Lee-Enfield Sniper Rifle

Faced with no ready source for sniping rifles during World War II, the Australians created...

The M1 Carbine: 10 Little-Known Facts

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World...

Reloading 101: Hornady's How-To & Handloading History

American Rifleman TV crew headed to Grand Island, NE, the location of Hornady Manufacturing for...

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,...

Jeff Cooper: The Man Behind the 'Modern Technique'

Col. Jeff Cooper, a man for all seasons, warrior, scholar, hunter, husband and controversialist, is...

The T3 Carbine: First NVG-Equipped Fighting Rifle

Built as a response to Japanese night-infiltration tactics in the Pacific, the T3 carbine fitted...

The M1903A1/UNERTL USMC Sniper Rifle

Adopted by the Marines after Pearl Harbor, the combination of the M1903A1 Springfield with a...

Archives: The Marines Have Landed ... on Paper Too!

These Marine Corps artists who fight first, then draw what they see and feel, provide...

Lost Treasure: Magic, Mystery and a Colt 1911

This is not just a 1911 story. It is a treasure story, just as much...

In Memoriam: Janelle Cooper—1920-2019

A memorial service for Janelle Cooper—co-founder of Gunsite Academy who died on July 28 at...
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