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American Arms of the Battle of the Bulge

American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.

Kahr Arms To Host Annual Rod of Iron Freedom Fest

Kahr Firearms Group is hosting this year’s “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” at its Greeley, Penn., Kahr Headquarters facility.

Thinking In Three Dimensions: The Genius of John Moses Browning

His firearms have figured significantly in history for more than a century, but John Moses Browning had a method of inventing that is only now being fully understood—and may come as quite a surprise.

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.

Short Stories About Long Shots

The “proof in the pudding” of small arms marksmanship can be found in these stories gleaned in Italy by Bill Shadel and G.I. correspondents. They appeared in the July 1944 issue, and they tell the story of the difference riflemen can make on the battlefield.

A Look Back at the Thompson Submachine Gun

There is only a limited supply of Thompsons left, and fewer yet that can be fired. Learn the history of this iconic submachine gun.

The G.I. Thompson In World War II

Although the U.S. Army was slow to adopt the iconic gun, the Marines had been using them since the 1920s, and the Thompson became an important tool in defending freedom.

Auto-Ordnance Releases the Tanker World War II Thompson

Thompson Auto Ordnance, maker of the famous "Tommy Gun," has introduced its special edition World War II-themed Tanker Thompson.

Auto-Ordnance Announces Custom "Squadron" 1911 Pistol

In honor of the pilots who flew in America’s defense during WWII, the gunmaker who brought us "Tommy Gun" and other classic firearms is now offering the Custom "Squadron" 1911 pistol.

Video—I Have This Old Gun: U.S. M3A1 Grease Gun

Check out this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from a recent episode of ARTV, with a look at the U.S. M3A1 Grease Gun.

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