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The Keefe Report: 2nd Lt. Kelso C. Horne

The Keefe Report: 2nd Lt. Kelso C. Horne

This is a very special issue for several reasons. If you look on this month’s...
The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of...
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...
Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the...
The M1 Garand At Dieppe

The M1 Garand At Dieppe

In August 1942, a small force of U.S. Army Rangers accompanying British and Canadian troops...
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...
Video—I Have This Old Gun: M2 Browning Machine Gun .50 BMG

Video—I Have This Old Gun: M2 Browning Machine Gun .50 BMG

Watch as American Rifleman TV staff offer look at the history of the M2 Browning...
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...
I Have This Old Gun: British Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) Sniper Rifle

I Have This Old Gun: British Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) Sniper Rifle

The Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) represents possibly the most sought-after, and certainly the most-accurate, of...
Irish Lewis Light Machine Guns in the United States

Irish Lewis Light Machine Guns in the United States

Col. Isaac Newton Lewis capitalized on the experimental drum-fed, air-cooled, McLean machine gun, developing a...
The Ivy Patch Gun

The Ivy Patch Gun

Ever go digging in an ivy patch? Imagine finding an artillery piece at the end...
Video—I Have This Old Gun: Russian PPSh 43 Submachine Gun

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Russian PPSh 43 Submachine Gun

The lesser-known cousin of the famous PPSh 41, the stamped-steel, 7.62x25 mm-chambered PPSh 43 submachine...
First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

While used previously in defense of the Philippines, the American M1 would not see European-theater...
Shedding New Light on the “Air Service” Springfield M1903

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 Sterling: Britain’s Cold War Submachine Gun

The Sterling: Britain’s Cold War Submachine Gun

The Sterling submachine gun saw action in more than 40 conflicts, well earning its place...
Auto-Ordnance Releases the Tanker World War II Thompson

Auto-Ordnance Releases the Tanker World War II Thompson

Thompson Auto Ordnance, maker of the famous "Tommy Gun," has introduced its special edition World...
I Have This Old Gun: Ross Rifle

I Have This Old Gun: Ross Rifle

This week on “I Have This Old Gun”, we take an in-depth look at the...
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