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Exploded View: Lee-Enfield No. 4 Mk I

The No. 4 Mk I Lee-Enfield made up the bulk of rifles used by British...

Lord Lovat's Rifles: In Film, Recollection and Reality

The most famous rifle of D-Day—or at least the most memorable rifle of “The Longest...

Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small...

FN-49: The Last Old-School Battle Rifle

The Fabrique Nationale FN-49 was one of the last military rifles made of forged, blued...

World War II German Sniper Systems: Rifles, Optics & Ammo

Throughout World War II the Germans used and developed several variations of sniper optics and...

A Marine and His M1903: USMC Model 1903 Rifles

In this article, we take a look at some of the history and distinguishing features...

5 Amazing Artifacts in the National Museum of the U.S. Army

The National Museum of the United States Army holds nearly 1,400 artifacts that tell the...

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with...

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long...

'Tanker Garands': The Real Story

Most “Tanker Garands” were made for commercial sale, but a few are genuine. This is...

Exploded View: Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III

The Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III is one of the iconic bolt-action battle rifles of...

M1 Garand Rebuilds: History & Markings

Collectors today often look down their noses at “rebuilt” M1 Garands, but hundreds of thousands...

Savage Arms Shotguns: A Brief History

Savage Arms entered the shotgun market in 1920. One hundred years later, the company continues...

Vietnam: The Short-Range Shooting War

In 1969, Brig. Gen. S.L.A. Marshall took a comprehensive look at the state of marksmanship...

The Model 1911 in Vietnam

Here we take a look back at the use of the M1911 and other sidearms...

The Model 1903 National Match Rifle: A Peerless Precision Shooter

The Model 1903 Springfield is arguably the most accurate off-the-shelf service rifle ever produced. And...

Royal Tiger Imports M1 Carbine: Examination & Range Experience

American Rifleman staffers got a chance to shoot a representative example of one of the...

Lee-Enfield No. 5 'Jungle Carbine:' An Exploded View

During World War II, the British military concluded that they needed a rifle shorter and...
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