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Building a Modernized M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is one of the iconic battle rifles of the 20th century, but...

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 '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...

A Look Back at the ArmaLite AR-7 Explorer

In this overview we take a look at a storied survival rifle design from the...

The T3 Carbine: First NVG-Equipped Fighting Rifle

Built as a response to Japanese night-infiltration tactics in the Pacific, the T3 carbine fitted...

6 Reasons to Reconsider M14 & M1A Rifles

For many, the M14 and the commercial M1A are the rifles that people love to...

U.S. Mint Commemorates WWII Anniversary with a 'V75' Privy Mark

The U.S. Mint is recognizing the 75th anniversary of WWII with an obverse privy mark...

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...

Review: Ruger Wrangler

Ruger continues its legacy of providing affordable, single-action, rimfire revolvers to the masses with the...

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...

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Femaru 37M Pistol

The Femaru 37M pistol is a World War II-era Hungarian firearm—a period in which the...

Video—ARTV Feature: Director's Cut Bonus Scenes

Join American Rifleman Television for a look at some bonus scenes from past episodes that...

Holiday Gift Guide: Woman-Veteran-Owned Businesses

We've previously featured businesses that were started by military veterans, primarily men, so we're switching...

A First Look at 2020's New Guns

Plenty of new firearm models on display at the 2019 NASGW is a positive indication...

The M1903A1/UNERTL USMC Sniper Rifle

Adopted by the Marines after Pearl Harbor, the combination of the M1903A1 Springfield with a...

NRA Gun of the Week: Sten Mk II Machine Carbine

Watch as American Rifleman's Mark Keefe shoots and discusses the open-bolt-fired Sten Mk II Machine...

First to Fight the Blitzkrieg: Polish Small Arms in September 1939

When Nazi Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, they found the Polish military to...
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