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"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...

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with...

High Standard: Gone But Not Forgotten

High Standard was a prominent company in the mid-20th century and had many great models,...

U.S. Army Ordnance vs. NRA: The Battle Over the M1 Garand

At one time, the National Rifle Association really didn't like the M1 Garand. Here's 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...

Review: Ruger Wrangler

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

A First Look at 2020's New Guns

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

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...

Walther’s PPK

Classic lines, timeless style and reliable features have defined the legendary PPK as the quintessential...

Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

The M1911 and M1911A1 pistols are legends among firearms. Their remarkable exploits in the hands...

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...

The G.I. Thompson In World War II

Although the U.S. Army was slow to adopt the iconic gun, the Marines had been...

The Case for the 20"-Barreled AR-15 Rifle

Although the semi-automatic M4-style carbine has dominated the AR market for many years, there is...

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp’s Favorite Handgun—The 1960s

Wiley Clapp's Marine Corps service influenced his choice for his favorite pistol of the 1960s.

Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

There has been confusion and speculation about the M1903 Springfield “Stripped for Air Service.” Documents...

The Arab Revolt and the Guns of Lawrence of Arabia

T.E. Lawrence fought an unconventional campaign in the Arabian Desert during the Great War. But...

Profile: Oklahoma Highway Patrol's Captain Dan Combs

A friend of legendary Border Patrolman Bill Jordan and the FBI’s Jelly Bryce, Captain Dan...

A Look Back at the .44 Special

As the 20th century was about to debut, the brass at Smith & Wesson decided...

The U.S. Model Of 1918 Browning Automatic Rifle

When it seemed certain that the United States would enter World War I, America’s greatest...
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