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Lord Lovat's Rifles: In Film, Recollection and Reality

The most famous rifle of D-Day—or at least the most memorable rifle of “The Longest...

Unsung: The AN/M2 .50-cal. Machine Gun in World War II

From Pearl Harbor until the Japanese surrender, the AN/M2 .50-cal. Browning machine gun served in...

At The Range: M3A1 Submachine Gun

Watch this "At The Range" video segment above to see American Rifleman Field Editor Martin...

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long...

Allied Air Assault: The Guns of Operation Varsity

Operation Varsity was the last Allied air assault of World War II, and the troops...

Behind Enemy Lines: Guns of Vietnam's SOG Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group (SOG) carried an...

The Swedish K in Vietnam and Beyond

Developed after World War II, the m/45B or “Swedish K” submachine gun was used by...

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of...

A Look Back at the Thompson Submachine Gun

There is only a limited supply of Thompsons left, and fewer yet that can be...

Auto-Ordnance Releases the Tanker World War II Thompson

Thompson Auto Ordnance, maker of the famous "Tommy Gun," has introduced its special edition World...

Field Notes: 10 mm Auto

These field notes by Field Editor Jeremiah Knupp contain the specifications of five 10 mm...

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and...

Trapdoors and Levers: Rethinking the Custer Era

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

Kahr Firearms Group Introduces the Thompson 9 mm

Kahr Firearms Group has introduced the Deluxe model Thompson in 9 mm.

A Battle At Barrington: The Men & The Guns

On Nov. 27, 1934, two federal agents faced two heavily armed bandits in what is...

Seabees Can Shoot!

From the American Rifleman archives, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Seabees, we...

The Unlikely Resilience of the AR-7 Survival Rifle

Despite the failed fortunes of its former manufacturers, the AR-7 rifle remains in production after...

Remember Pearl Harbor: The Men and the Guns

On Dec. 7, 1941, a “date which will live in infamy,” Americans fought back against...

Arms of American Airborne

Whether dropped deep behind enemy lines or fighting as conventional infantry, American airborne troopers during...

General Motors Went To War

Most are not surprised that General Motors Corp. turned out trucks and other types of...
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