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The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of...
First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

While used previously in defense of the Philippines, the American M1 would not see European-theater...
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...
Remington’s 870 DM & Mossberg’s 590M

Remington’s 870 DM & Mossberg’s 590M

For the first time in their respective histories, the two pre-eminent pump-action shotgun designs—the Remington...
The M2 Submachine Gun

The M2 Submachine Gun

The Thompson, while excellent, was expensive and time-consuming to make. So, faced with a pressing...
The Unlikely Resilience of the AR-7 Survival Rifle

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...
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 M1A1 Carbine

The M1A1 Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1A1”—used by the elite American Airborne throughout World War II...
General Motors Went To War

General Motors Went To War

Most are not surprised that General Motors Corp. turned out trucks and other types of...
World War II Field Fix for the M3 Grease Gun

World War II Field Fix for the M3 Grease Gun

Learn about the World War II field modification that put damaged Grease Guns back in...
Thompson Submachine Gun

Thompson Submachine Gun

So, when was the Thompson submachine gun first fired in combat? Was it during the...
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...
Throwback Thursday: British Lion At Bay, Part 1

Throwback Thursday: British Lion At Bay, Part 1

1942: Britain’s Fate Hangs in the Balance—Can Her Army Meet The Challenge?
Gallery: Guns of Operation Market Garden

Gallery: Guns of Operation Market Garden

In September 1944, American and British airborne troops jumped into Nazi-occupied Holland in a desperate...
The Guns of Operation Market Garden

The Guns of Operation Market Garden

Nearly 70 years later we look at the men and guns of “A Bridge Too...
The M1 Garand: Recent Developments in Auto Loaders

The M1 Garand: Recent Developments in Auto Loaders

In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from...
Colt History: A Look Back at the 1911

Colt History: A Look Back at the 1911

Officially called the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911, John Browning’s masterpiece is as popular and...
The "Tommy's" Thompson

The "Tommy's" Thompson

Thompson submachine guns served with British troops during World War II.
Thompson Submachine Gun: The Tommy Gun Goes to War

Thompson Submachine Gun: The Tommy Gun Goes to War

After World War I, Thompson became very interested in, if not obsessed with, the concept...
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