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The M1903 Springfield: A Look Back

Staring out as a patent rip-off of the 1898 Mauser, the M1903 Springfield remains a...

The 45-70 Gov't: History, Performance & Handloading

Here's a look at the history of the storied .45-70 Gov't cartridge that still remains...

The Model 1895 Lee Navy: Background & Value

Considering the trends in U.S. military firearm technology during the 1890s, the country’s selection of...

Buck Marsh: An American Rifleman In The Battle For Germany

An infantryman with the 3rd Armored Division figures prominently in the bestselling book Spearhead. Now...

Cimarron Firearms and The Guns of "Spaghetti Westerns"

Cimarron Firearms Co. blends the authenticity of Old West legend with popular culture to offer...

American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

Virginia Military Institute's collection of early American repeating firearms, Civil War weapons and U.S. martial...

Guns of the Spanish-American War 1898

Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the...

Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

It is hard not to appreciate the ballistic science that went into making the Springfield...

Tested: Springfield Armory Saint With Free Float Handguard

When Springfield Armory announced its Saint last year, the company promised that the new rifle...

A Look Back at the M1 Carbine

Like a lot of things American, the popularity of the M1 Carbine grew more because...

The Guns of U.S. Presidents

It wasn’t that long ago when firearms were not only welcome in the executive mansion,...

The Unknown M1 Garand

Published first in the January 1994 issue of American Rifleman, the author explains how the...

A Look Back at the 1903 Springfield

Staring out as a patent rip-off that cost the U.S. $3 million, this bolt action...

Springfield Armory's M1A

With most semi-automatic rifles being made of polymer and aluminum these days, there’s still a...

U.S. Springfield .45-70 Gov’t Trapdoor Carbine

Trapdoor carbines were used from shortly after the Civil War through the 1920s.

Marine & Rifleman–Sidney C. Phillips, Jr.

NRA Life member Sidney C. Phillips, Jr., joined the U.S. Marine Corps on December 8,...

U.S. Krag-Jorgensen: The Foreign Rifle

Although it was slick, fast and accurate, the Krag was obsolete before it even went...

Remington-Keene U.S. Navy Rifle

Not a bad design, but not extraordinary either.