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The Krag-Jorgensen: America's First Bolt-Action Service Rifle

The U.S. Krag-Jorgensen was America’s first bolt-action repeater chambered for a smokeless-powder cartridge. In the hands of American troops around the globe, the Krag played a small, but key, role in the rise of the “American Century.”

Rifleman Q&A: A Marine Corps M1917 Rifle?

This "USMC" marked M1917 rifle isn't what it appears to be, but it is a unique part of American military history.

NRA at 150: Two American Icons & Past Presidents

Within the pantheon of American heroes, two gentlemen with deep ties to both the U.S. Marine Corps and the NRA stand out.

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the United States Armed Forces, but that was not always the case. Here we look at the history and formation of the Marine Corps marksmanship practices.

The Remington-Lee Rifle: Ahead of Its Time

Today, the detachable box magazine is part of virtually every military rifle, but there was a time when it was just an idea in the fertile mind of inventor James Paris Lee. The Remington-Lee was America’s first military bolt-action with a detachable box magazine.

"V" Is For Victory: The Smith & Wesson Victory Model Revolver

Although the M1911A1 was the standard U.S military sidearm during World War II, more than 350,000 S&W Victory Model revolvers were produced, and they accompanied many U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators during pivotal battles of the Pacific Theater.

Magpul: The Mission & The Man Who Built It

Started in a garage by a Marine veteran to make one simple accessory, Richard Fitzpatrick’s Magpul has become one of the industry’s leading innovators. One that boldly took a stand for freedom and its principles.

The Remington 870: Greatest Pump Shotgun Ever Made?

Since its introduction in 1950, more than 7 million Remington Model 870 pump-action shotguns have been made in dozens of configurations. In short, the Model 870 is the most popular and best-selling American shotgun in history.

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long Battle of Peleliu and the relics that can still be found on the island today.

Benelli M4: A Top-Selling Tactical Shotgun

The Benelli M4 has been around for decades, but its battle-tested design still resonates with today's shooters.

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