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This Old Gun: L2A3 Sterling SMG

Needing to replace its Sten submachine gun following World War II, the British military contracted...

The M1 Carbine: 10 Little-Known Facts

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World...

The M1903 Springfield: A Look Back

Staring out as a patent rip-off of the 1898 Mauser, the M1903 Springfield remains a...

Barrett Fieldcraft: Longer Range With Shorter Barrels

Think you need a long, heavy target barrel and a magnum cartridge to make long...

The Keefe Report: The M1 Garand's Legacy

From its introduction, American Rifleman has covered the M1 Garand from many angles. Editor-in-Chief Mark...

American Guns: 10 Firearms That Shaped Our Nation

Firearms are a crucial part of American culture, so it's no surprise that they've played...

This Old Gun: CSRG 1915 Chauchat

In this episode of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look a the...

Behind Enemy Lines: Guns of Vietnam's SOG Warriors

During the Vietnam War, the men of the Studies and Observations Group (SOG) carried an...

An Old Colt Reborn: Bringing a Single-Action Army Back to Life

This tired, worn-out Colt Single Action Army received a new lease on life, thanks to...

The German MG42: Was Its Bark Worse Than Its Bite?

In the middle of WWII, the U.S. Army posted War Department Film Bulletin No. 81,...

The American Chauchat: Shooting A Gladiator Model 1918 CSRG

In this review, Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan goes over the history of the...

The Model 1889 Mauser: A Rifle That Saved Paris

During the opening salvo of WWI, Belgian troops were armed with the Model 1889 Mauser,...

The 'Welrod' Pistol: A Silent Arm for the SOE

Developed to arm members of Britain's Special Operations Executive during WWII, the Hand Firing Device...

'Cold Steel': American Trench Knives of WWI

During WWI, American troops entered France without a dedicated fighting knife. That was soon remedied...

'Unquestionably A 1911:' The Nighthawk Custom/Thunder Ranch Combat Special

American Rifleman Executive Editor Joe Kurtenbach spent time at Thunder Ranch shooting a Combat Special...

Rifleman Q&A: What's the Rarest U.S. Military 'Trench Gun?'

I have become interested in U.S. military shotguns, especially the bayonet-equipped “trench guns.” Can you...

The Keefe Report: The Guns of '1917'

One of the biggest film releases of the year is Sam Mendes' WWI epic, "1917."...

Rifleman Q & A: The Mystique Of Winchester M1s

A reader inquires about Winchester-made Garand rifles, of which there were more than a half-million.

The Guns of Port Arthur

The Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905 is one of those rarely discussed conflicts that provides an...

Buck Marsh: An American Rifleman In The Battle For Germany

An infantryman with the 3rd Armored Division figures prominently in the bestselling book Spearhead. Now...
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