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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...

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...

A First Look at 2020's New Guns

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

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...

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.

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...

Nine Lives of the 10 mm Auto

Counted out more than once, the 10 mm Auto cartridge simply refuses to give up—and...

The CMP M1911s: The Inside Story

It's a happy ending for these 8,000 pistols fought on battlefields from Europe to Southeast...

A First Look at 2018’s New Guns

Every Fall the National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) hosts a trade show that...

A Look Back at the Browning High Power Pistol

When France made it known that it was seeking a military pistol like the world...

Sheriff's Tips: The Fitz Special—A Defense Gun from Yesteryear

Fitz carried one pair, or the other, every day for his own personal defense, and...

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 Keefe Report: "It's My Second Amendment"

A man should have heroes. And I am proud to say I have come to...

Pocket Pistols Past and Present

Pocket pistols are the most in-demand category of firearm today. It’s been a long road...
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