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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,...

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...

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...

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...

Tested: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Compact Pistol

Slightly larger than the M&P Compact, the new M&P9 2.0 Compact has replaced the older...

A Look Back at the Browning High Power Pistol

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

A Look Back at the M1 Carbine

Like a lot of things American, the popularity of the M1 Carbine grew more because...

A First Look at 2017's New Guns

While some manufacturers are holding their new-gun secrets closely until the 2017 SHOT Show, some...

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of...

Colt's New M1911s: The Competition Pistol and Lightweight Commander

Two new M1911s—the Competition Pistol and the revamped Lightweight Commander—prove that Colt is back on...

Remington Goes To War

Though mainly thought of as a maker of sporting arms, Remington was never a company...

The U.S. “.45 Automatics”

The .45 ACP M1911 and M1911A1 pistols issued to American troops demonstrated their formidable stopping...
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