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Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small...

Over There: Sniper Rifles and Shotguns in World War I

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment 'Over There! Part 8' to learn about the...

Branching Out: Trijicon's Expansive Riflescope Lineup

Best known for advanced optics such as the ACOG, VCOG and RMR, Trijicon has waded...

The 7x57 mm Mauser: History & Performance

Developed in the early 1890s, the 7x57 mm Mauser was the high-speed, low-drag cartridge of...

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

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

Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?

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

WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution in Sniping

What are Galilean sights? More importantly, how well did they work? A group of modern...

The Vz. 52: From Suez to the Bay of Pigs

When the Czech military ordered up a new service rifle, it hardly could have imagined...

Vietnam: The Short-Range Shooting War

In 1969, Brig. Gen. S.L.A. Marshall took a comprehensive look at the state of marksmanship...

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles...

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...

The Military Model 70: A Forgotten Sniper Rifle

Although the “Rifleman’s Rifle” is unquestionably one of the greatest hunting rifles of all time,...

Guns of Cologne 1945: The American Advance into Germany

In March 1945, tanks and infantry under the command of the 3rd Armored Division took...

'The Forgotten War:' The Men & Guns of Korea 1950

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and lasted until July 1953. It is...

Defining the 'American Rifleman:' Three Traditions of Riflery

Long-held forms of American riflery—precision, classic and defensive—reveal the specialized tools and skills that form...

McMillan Custom Stocks: What Can They Do for Your Gun?

Can your shooting performance improve with a custom-built stock made to your specs? We checked...

'Crack Marksmen': Canada's Aboriginal Snipers in WWI

Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I...

Guns of Remagen Bridge: The Fight for the Rhine

An overview of the guns and the men attached to the U.S. 9th Armored Division...

The M14 in Vietnam: One Veteran's Experience

Much has been said and written about the M14 rifle and its use in Vietnam,...

U.S. Army Selects SIG Sauer for .300 Win. Mag. Ammo

The U.S. Army awarded a $10 million ammunition contract to SIG Sauer for the production...
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