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The Model of 1941 Johnson Rifle in Marine Service

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

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

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

Archives: The U.S. M3 Submachine Gun

The American Rifleman staff had an early and up- close look at the then-new M3...
The Keefe Report: D-Day + 75—Day of Days

The Keefe Report: D-Day + 75—Day of Days

Now 75 years after the event, Operation Overlord-Neptune, better known as D-Day, we must remember...
Video—Shooting the MG42 Machine Gun

Video—Shooting the MG42 Machine Gun

Firing an historic rifle such as the MG42, then reviewing footage of it in operation,...
Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

Aerial Gunfight: Shot Down by a .45

The M1911 and M1911A1 pistols are legends among firearms. Their remarkable exploits in the hands...
Archives: Cable From Normandy

Archives: Cable From Normandy

A former editor of American Rifleman, Bill Shadel traded his typewriter for a uniform and...
Retro Rifles from Brownells and MarColMarFirearms

Retro Rifles from Brownells and MarColMarFirearms

Brownell's has gone to great lengths to produce an authentic Cuban Model using current DPMS...
D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

D-Day + 75: Arms of the Airborne

Seventy-five years ago, Allied troops invaded Hitler’s “Fortress Europe” to bring an end to Nazi...
Special Presentation: Technological Determinism: Guns and History

Special Presentation: Technological Determinism: Guns and History

A common theme in military history holds that revolutionary pieces of technology tend to provide...
Special Presentation: War Booty: Allied Guns in German Hands

Special Presentation: War Booty: Allied Guns in German Hands

The National Socialist Third Reich is well known for fighting the Second World War with...
Special Presentation: The Guns of Omaha: D-Day Plus 75 Years

Special Presentation: The Guns of Omaha: D-Day Plus 75 Years

The Battle of Omaha Beach was not one battle, but six separate battles fought independent...
Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

From the American Rifleman Archives: U.S. Marine Corps M40-series rifles have earned their reputation as...
Tested: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

Tested: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

It was a gun so perfectly suited for law enforcement use that it was nicknamed...
Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

From the American Rifleman archives we learn about the No. 4 Mk I, which was...
Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

Springfield Armory's First Model 1903 Rifle

The authors trace the fascinating history of just one M1903, the very first, serial No....
NRA Gun of the Week: U.S. M1A1 Carbine

NRA Gun of the Week: U.S. M1A1 Carbine

Mark Keefe takes an iconic World War II carbine to the range for this week's...
The G.I. Thompson In World War II

The G.I. Thompson In World War II

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