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Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015

Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015

John Hutchins’ book is the definitive treatise on the machine gun as used by British...
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...
Product Preview: Steinel 8x22 mm Nambu Ammunition

Product Preview: Steinel 8x22 mm Nambu Ammunition

Steinel Ammunition has released a cartridge specifically for Type 94 and Type 14 Nambus, with...
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...
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...
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