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The Krag-Jorgensen: America's First Bolt-Action Service Rifle

The U.S. Krag-Jorgensen was America’s first bolt-action repeater chambered for a smokeless-powder cartridge. In the...

I Have This Old Gun: Seecamp LWS Pocket Pistols

The Seecamp LWS handguns were unique pocket pistols designs known for quality and reliability, originally...

Bushnell Rangefinders Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Bushnell launched its first rangefinder 25 years ago, bringing affordable rangefinding technology to hunters and...

Review: CZ Bren 2 Ms

While substantially different from its original Czech and British namesake, the newest Bren available from...

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP...

NRA at 150: Two American Icons & Past Presidents

Within the pantheon of American heroes, two gentlemen with deep ties to both the U.S....

'Japanese Garand': The Story of the Type 4

The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Type 4 (Garand) semi-automatic rifle is one of the rarest military...

ARTV: Civilian Marksmanship Program M1911 Pistol Sales

The Civilian Marksmanship Program, a privatized entity that was formerly the Office of the Director...

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

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

World War II German Sniper Systems: Rifles, Optics & Ammo

Throughout World War II the Germans used and developed several variations of sniper optics and...

Unsung: The AN/M2 .50-cal. Machine Gun in World War II

From Pearl Harbor until the Japanese surrender, the AN/M2 .50-cal. Browning machine gun served in...

Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?

The British used Galilean optical sights during World War I to even the odds against...

The Remington-Lee Rifle: Ahead of Its Time

Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was...

Browning Auto-5: The First Successful Semi-Auto Shotgun

It was the first successful semi-automatic shotgun design, and its 96 years of production are...

"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...

This Old Gun: Colt Detective Special

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a...

The Armed Citizen® November 9, 2020

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present,...

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

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

The Keefe Report: The Ubiquitous Ruger 10/22

With about 8 million made, there's no other semi-automatic rimfire carbine that even comes close...
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