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'The Forgotten War:' The Men & Guns of Korea 1950

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and lasted until July 1953. It is...

D-Day's Forgotten Guns: 12 Firearms Used in June 1944

We all know about the M1 Garand and the Thompson submachine gun, but troops in...

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

While used previously in defense of the Philippines, the American M1 would not see European-theater...

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

Thompson Submachine Gun

So, when was the Thompson submachine gun first fired in combat? Was it during the...

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

1942: Britain’s Fate Hangs in the Balance—Can Her Army Meet The Challenge?

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

Field Editor Martin K.A. Morgan gives us an in-depth look at the men and guns...

The M1 Garand: Recent Developments in Auto Loaders

In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from...
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