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The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the United States Armed Forces, but that was not always the case. Here we look at the history and formation of the Marine Corps marksmanship practices.

Century JW-2000 Coach: A Popular Side-By-Side Shotgun

Despite being out of production, Century's JW-2000 Coach Gun still ranks as a top seller on the used market.

Silk & Steel: Firearm-Wielding Women on the Frontier

From the days of the first colonists and the Wild West to today, American women have been an integral part of our firearm heritage. This is just part of the story of women and their guns.

Review: SIG Sauer Elite Performance Ammunition

Best known for its handguns, SIG Sauer now makes “systems”—rifles, suppressors, optics and ammunition, including Elite Hunter rifle loads and brass.

6 New Year's Resolutions for Shooting Enthusiasts in 2019

Tired of rehashing the same old resolutions every year? Here are a few you might actually enjoy accomplishing.

The Copa Aguila 2017 National Shooting Match

On September 20-24, 2017 Aguila Ammunition hosted the 2017 Copa Aguila shooting match in Guadalajara, Mexico, attracting participants from South and Central America as well as the United States.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Shield v. Shield—Conclusion

The Smith & Wesson M&P Shield v. Shield project concludes with commentary and analysis, including a price and value comparison.

The Gunsite Legacy

Forty years after Col. Jeff and Janelle Cooper founded Gunsite, it is now America’s oldest defensive academy, teaching concepts such as the “Modern Technique of the Pistol” and the “Combat Color Code.” The curriculum and number of students may have expanded, but the colonel’s shadow is still cast every day in the Arizona desert.

The Winchester Story

It was 150 years ago that the name “Winchester” was first stamped on a rifle. But Winchester’s narrative began well before that, and it is a tale tied to the American West, to the wars of the 20th century, to big personalities such as John Browning and John Olin, and to the manufacture of billions of cartridges and millions of rifles and shotguns beloved by generations of Americans.

Thompson Submachine Gun

So, when was the Thompson submachine gun first fired in combat? Was it during the June 1921 West Virginia “coal wars” or perhaps even earlier?

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