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This Old Gun: French RSC Modele 1917

The RSC Modele 1917 developed by France in World War I represented a huge technological leap for battle rifles and saw heavy use on the Western Front.

Over There: Sniper Rifles and Shotguns in World War I

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment 'Over There! Part 8' to learn about the role of American snipers in World War I, the use of "trench gun" shotguns and the end of World War I.

'Over There': U.S. Soldiers Under British Command In WWI

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment "Over There! Part 7: No Finer Troops" to learn about U.S. soldiers of the 27th and 30th Infantry Divisions who fought on the Western Front under British command using British arms.

Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?

The British used Galilean optical sights during World War I to even the odds against German snipers, but how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.

WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution in Sniping

What are Galilean sights? More importantly, how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.

'Over There': The Harlem Hellfighters in WWI

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment "Over There! Part 6: Soldiers, But Not Equal" to learn about American American soldiers of the AEF who fought on the Western Front and earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters."

5 Amazing Artifacts in the National Museum of the U.S. Army

The National Museum of the United States Army holds nearly 1,400 artifacts that tell the story of the fighting men and women of America through the ages.

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with the story of a World War I veteran's experience on the last day of the war and his M1911 service pistol.

'Over There': The Sgt. Alvin York Story

Watch this American Rifleman TV segment "Over There! Part Five" to learn about the famous action during World War I for which Sgt. York was awarded the Medal of Honor.

"Over There:" The Lost Battalion in the Argonne Forest

Watch this American Rifleman TV segment "Over There! Part Four" to learn about the United States army's "Lost Battalion" and its guns during the Battle of Argonne Forest in World War I.

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