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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...
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...
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 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...
From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that...
1916: Guns On The Border

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of...
Doughboy Sniper Rifles

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was...
Sharpshooting North & South: The Genesis Of Sniping

Sharpshooting North & South: The Genesis Of Sniping

During the Civil War, sharpshooters brought marksmanship skills to bear, dispatching generals and influencing battles.
The Quest For Accuracy: The Genesis Of Sniping

The Quest For Accuracy: The Genesis Of Sniping

The biggest advancement in precise, aimed fire before the American Civil War wasn’t made to...
The Remington M1903 Rifles

The Remington M1903 Rifles

Though not as well known as the Springfield and Rock Island ’03s, the more than...
The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

The Forgotten Guns of D-Day

When it comes to the infantry arms of D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, guns...
The M14 Rifle: John Garand’s Final Legacy

The M14 Rifle: John Garand’s Final Legacy

The resemblance of the M14 to the M1 Garand rifle is unmistakable and, love it...
The Remington M24 Sniper Weapon System

The Remington M24 Sniper Weapon System

Introduced in 1962 and beloved by millions of shooters and hunters, Remington's Model 700 bolt-action...
Throwback Thursday: Dr. Shush!

Throwback Thursday: Dr. Shush!

From the February 1982 American Rifleman, learn the history of the first silencer, invented by...
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