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Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015

Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015

John Hutchins’ book is the definitive treatise on the machine gun as used by British...
Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

The M1911 and M1911A1 pistols are legends among firearms. Their remarkable exploits in the hands...
I Have This Old Gun: “Monkey Tail” Carbine

I Have This Old Gun: “Monkey Tail” Carbine

As early as the 1850s, the British Board of Ordnance, recognizing breechloading firearms were the...
The Model 70 Story: The Early Years

The Model 70 Story: The Early Years

A continuation of the history of the Winchester Model 70, exploring its early beginnings and...
Retro Rifles from Brownells and MarColMarFirearms

Retro Rifles from Brownells and MarColMarFirearms

Brownell's has gone to great lengths to produce an authentic Cuban Model using current DPMS...
D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...
Taking Stock of Your Long Guns

Taking Stock of Your Long Guns

Learn more about the different materials used to build rifle stocks and the advantages they...
The Model 70 Story: Improving the Model 54

The Model 70 Story: Improving the Model 54

A re-telling of the Winchester Model 70's history from a classic issue of October 1980...
Rifles of the United States Navy & Marine Corps: 1866-1917

Rifles of the United States Navy & Marine Corps: 1866-1917

While reading this book, I found myself at about every third or fourth page exclaiming—“I...
A New Look at the Old .270 Winchester

A New Look at the Old .270 Winchester

With all the attention focused on relatively new cartridges such as the 6.5 mm Creedmoor,...
A Look Back at the Thompson Submachine Gun

A Look Back at the Thompson Submachine Gun

There is only a limited supply of Thompsons left, and fewer yet that can be...
“Known But To God”: The Unknown Soldier and the U.S.S. Olympia

“Known But To God”: The Unknown Soldier and the U.S.S. Olympia

The Unknown Soldier is guarded by the Sentinels of the 3rd U.S. Infantry day and...
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...
The Luger of the Tropics

The Luger of the Tropics

In the hands of the military and police—as well as revolutionaries and bandits—for decades, the...
Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the...
Tested: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

Tested: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

It was a gun so perfectly suited for law enforcement use that it was nicknamed...
The M1 Garand At Dieppe

The M1 Garand At Dieppe

In August 1942, a small force of U.S. Army Rangers accompanying British and Canadian troops...
The Keefe Report: Welcome to the Snark Tank—I Don’t Actually Hate Colt’s

The Keefe Report: Welcome to the Snark Tank—I Don’t Actually Hate Colt’s

A reader questions Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe about his seemingly sarcastic commentary on outdoor television regarding...
Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

The authors trace the fascinating history of just one M1903, the very first, serial No....
The G.I. Thompson In World War II

The G.I. Thompson In World War II

Although the U.S. Army was slow to adopt the iconic gun, the Marines had been...
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