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Archives: The U.S. M3 Submachine Gun

Archives: The U.S. M3 Submachine Gun

The American Rifleman staff had an early and up- close look at the then-new M3...
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...
By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s

Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.
Tested: Iver Johnson 1911A1 Carbine

Tested: Iver Johnson 1911A1 Carbine

This unique interpretation of a classic WWII semi-automatic pistol takes its cues from several historical...
Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and...
NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Rob Leatham on Carry Guns

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Rob Leatham on Carry Guns

American Rifleman's Mark Keefe and world-class shooter Rob Leatham of Team Springfield exchange thoughts on...
The Lafayette/Washington Pistols

The Lafayette/Washington Pistols

A pair of saddle pistols presented by theMarquis de Lafayette to George Washington remains a...
A Very Special Colt Woodsman

A Very Special Colt Woodsman

Colt’s venerable Woodsman is an American rimfire icon, and it’s right at home anywhere you...
In The Beginning: Semi-Automatic Pistols of the 19th Century

In The Beginning: Semi-Automatic Pistols of the 19th Century

Think the Mauser Broomhandle or a Colt was the first semi-automatic pistol? Think again. There...
Book Review: Vickers Guide: World War II Germany, Vol. 1

Book Review: Vickers Guide: World War II Germany, Vol. 1

This new book offers a look at some of the most rare and interesting firearms...
Machine Guns Take Flight During The Great War

Machine Guns Take Flight During The Great War

Man had barely learned to fly when he decided to both fly and fight. With...
“Grim Reapers”: The Machine Guns of World War I

“Grim Reapers”: The Machine Guns of World War I

A century ago, Americans of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France and began filtering...
MidwayUSA Celebrates 40 Years

MidwayUSA Celebrates 40 Years

In 1977 a gun store opened on the outskirts of Ely, Mo., that would become...
The Keefe Report—Plan B: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

The Keefe Report—Plan B: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

A century ago, the U.S. Army desperately needed handguns for the Doughboys headed for the...
The Keefe Report: Over There—The Guns of the Doughboys

The Keefe Report: Over There—The Guns of the Doughboys

A century ago today, United States of America was no longer sitting on the sidelines....
Mark IV: The Ruger Evolution

Mark IV: The Ruger Evolution

The .22 Ruger pistol launched what is now a household name (among those that contain...
Clapp: .40 S&W is STILL Better Than 9 mm

Clapp: .40 S&W is STILL Better Than 9 mm

My blog about the recent history of the 9 mm Luger cartridge prompted reader response...
Pocket Pistols Past and Present

Pocket Pistols Past and Present

Pocket pistols are the most in-demand category of firearm today. It’s been a long road...
Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol

Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol

America Remembers has announced the Salute to the Military Tribute Pistol, built on a working...
Handgun Hard Choices: Colt M1911 or S&W M1917?

Handgun Hard Choices: Colt M1911 or S&W M1917?

The armorer offers you a Colt Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 or a Smith &...
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