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ARTV Preview: History of the M1 Carbine; Springfield XD-M Elite; Smith & Wesson Model 1917

In this week's episode, we'll dive into the history of the M1 Carbine and the...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due...

'The Forgotten War:' The Men & Guns of Korea 1950

The Korean War began on June 25, 1950 and lasted until July 1953. It is...

D-Day's Forgotten Guns: 12 Firearms Used in June 1944

We all know about the M1 Garand and the Thompson submachine gun, but troops in...

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...

Allied Air Assault: The Guns of Operation Varsity

Operation Varsity was the last Allied air assault of World War II, and the troops...

The Ithaca Model 37: A Forgotten 'Trench Gun'

While eclipsed by the far-better-known Winchester Model 97 and Model 12 “trench” and “riot” shotguns,...

This Old Gun: L2A3 Sterling SMG

Needing to replace its Sten submachine gun following World War II, the British military contracted...

The M1 Carbine: 10 Little-Known Facts

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World...

Barrett Fieldcraft: Longer Range With Shorter Barrels

Think you need a long, heavy target barrel and a magnum cartridge to make long...

The Keefe Report: The M1 Garand's Legacy

From its introduction, American Rifleman has covered the M1 Garand from many angles. Editor-in-Chief Mark...

The Battle of France: Guns of Allied & Axis Troops

Seventy-five years ago, beginning on May 10, 1940, German forces struck against Western Europe, invading...

Range Tested: Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW

Today’s self-protection firearms, whether rifles or pistols, emphasize light weight and compact dimensions, while still...

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...

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...
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