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Special Presentation: Behind Enemy Lines: The Men and Guns of SOG

Special Presentation: Behind Enemy Lines: The Men and Guns of SOG

MACV-SOG - the Vietnam War's covert operations unit-inserted small teams deep behind enemy lines in...
Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

From the American Rifleman Archives: U.S. Marine Corps M40-series rifles have earned their reputation as...
Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

From the American Rifleman archives we learn about the No. 4 Mk I, which was...
Hodgdon: The Inside Story

Hodgdon: The Inside Story

Best known to handloaders within the firearm industry, Hodgdon Powder Company’s sphere of influence is...
America's Snipers in The Great War

America's Snipers in The Great War

A century ago, American snipers fought in both the trenches of France and in the...
Shades of “Thunderbolt & Lightfoot”: The 20 mm Brinks Heist.

Shades of “Thunderbolt & Lightfoot”: The 20 mm Brinks Heist.

Truth is often stranger than fiction. In this case, some strange truth was adapted into...
Special Presentation: Sniping in World War II

Special Presentation: Sniping in World War II

In this presentation, Major Plaster will discuss and show imagery of the snipers, their tactics...
The Guns of Veracruz 1914

The Guns of Veracruz 1914

The landings at Veracruz saw the early combat use of several American small arms that...
Sniping From Below: Periscope Rifles in World War I

Sniping From Below: Periscope Rifles in World War I

World War I saw the widespread introduction of many, what we would call, “modern” arms,...
The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945

After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came...
The Doughboy’s M1911 Pistol in World War I

The Doughboy’s M1911 Pistol in World War I

By 1918, in the hands of the Doughboys of the American Expeditionary Force, the Kaiser’s...
How NRA Trained America’s Snipers To Fight “Over There”

How NRA Trained America’s Snipers To Fight “Over There”

During World War I, America’s top riflemen and British and Canadian instructors ran the United...
Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I

Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I

The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the...
The Keefe Report: Canadian Sniper's Longest Shot

The Keefe Report: Canadian Sniper's Longest Shot

Already well known for the excellence of its snipers—who work in pairs—a Canadian sniper in...
The Allies Strike Back: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 5

The Allies Strike Back: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 5

Without a suitable sniping rifle, and with no training organization in place, the Allies struggled...
Special Presentation: Sniping in the Great War

Special Presentation: Sniping in the Great War

Noted sniping authority and historian Maj. John L. Plaster, USAR (Ret.) has been working on...
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