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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...

6 Reasons to Reconsider M14 & M1A Rifles

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

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...

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...

A First Look at 2020's New Guns

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

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...

The U.S. Model 1919A4 Machine Gun

Based on the M1917A1 water-cooled, belt-fed machine gun, the lighter, air-cooled M1919A4 Browning was one...

Walther’s PPK

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

The Trophies of a Dough

The story of Sgt. Malcolm “Buck” Marsh’s "bring-backs" is chronicled in Adam Makos’ new book...

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester...

MKS Supply Offers D-Day Commemorative Combat Shotgun

Each shotgun comes with a certificate of authenticity denoting the 75th anniversary of the D-Day...

The Model of 1941 Johnson Rifle in Marine Service

Although the M1 Garand was the United States’ main infantry rifle during World War II—the...

NRA Gun of the Week: Sten Machine Carbines

Watch as American Rifleman's Mark Keefe checks out a few early British Sten Machine Carbines...

A Very Special Carbine

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30 M1” is without a doubt one of the most popular...

Archives: The U.S. M3 Submachine Gun

The American Rifleman staff had an early and up- close look at the then-new M3...
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