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The Keefe Report: Maj. John L. Plaster, U.S. Army (Ret.)

The Keefe Report: Maj. John L. Plaster, U.S. Army (Ret.)

It’s not every day that one gets to ambush one of America’s top secret commandos.
Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

From the American Rifleman Archives: U.S. Marine Corps M40-series rifles have earned their reputation as...
The M1 Carbine in Vietnam

The M1 Carbine in Vietnam

The M1 Carbine was introduced into Vietnam by French troops during the late 1940s in...
Guns of the Tet Offensive

Guns of the Tet Offensive

Advanced American firepower, coupled with traditional G.I. ingenuity and courage held the line during the...
Cold War Warriors—The Men and Guns of Special Forces Berlin

Cold War Warriors—The Men and Guns of Special Forces Berlin

While the Iron Curtain still stood, U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Berlin prepared for...
5 Facts About U.S. Marine Corps Firepower

5 Facts About U.S. Marine Corps Firepower

"Every Marine a Rifleman" is mantra that represents the willingness and ability of every Marine...
Machine Guns of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I

Machine Guns of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I

Here are a few of the machine guns in use by the American Expeditionary Forces...
U.S. M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle

U.S. M16: A Half-Century of America’s Combat Rifle

First adopted in 1962, the select-fire AR-15/M16 in its various forms has armed the U.S....
Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I

Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I

The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the...
The Last Monday in May

The Last Monday in May

The last Monday in May each year provides a moment when most Americans pause to...
Winchester Goes To War

Winchester Goes To War

Throughout this century, Winchester has been called upon to be a vital part of the...
5 Facts About U.S. Marine Corps Firepower

5 Facts About U.S. Marine Corps Firepower

"Every Marine a Rifleman" is mantra that represents the willingness and ability of every Marine...
In Country – Small Arms of the Vietnam War

In Country – Small Arms of the Vietnam War

It was a half-century ago that American troops stepped up ground operations in the Republic...
NRA's New President Allan D. Cors: A Culture of Freedom

NRA's New President Allan D. Cors: A Culture of Freedom

Don’t know Allan Cors? For a half-century he has worked tirelessly, often behind the scenes,...
Throwback Thursday: Snipers—Specialists in Warfare

Throwback Thursday: Snipers—Specialists in Warfare

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article...
John Browning’s Automatic Rifle

John Browning’s Automatic Rifle

John Moses Browning’s automatic rifle has become an American legend. Here is a look at...
Throwback Thursday—Vietnam: The Short-Range War

Throwback Thursday—Vietnam: The Short-Range War

This week's "Throwback Thursday" is part of a special report titled "Can U.S. Troops Still...
Behind Enemy Lines: Weapons of Vietnam's Covert Warriors

Behind Enemy Lines: Weapons of Vietnam's Covert Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group carried an astonishing...
The FG-42 Fallschirmjägergewehr

The FG-42 Fallschirmjägergewehr

Of all the guns of World War II, the German FG-42, designed for use by...
Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester, Raven-42, & the Silver Star

Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester, Raven-42, & the Silver Star

Sgt. Leigh Ann Hester is the first female Soldier who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom...
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