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First to Fight the Blitzkrieg: Polish Small Arms in September 1939

First to Fight the Blitzkrieg: Polish Small Arms in September 1939

When Nazi Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939, they found the Polish military to...
Lt. Col. “Sherm” Mills—Last Man Standing at the U.S. Springfield Arsenal

Lt. Col. “Sherm” Mills—Last Man Standing at the U.S. Springfield Arsenal

For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated...
Lost Treasure: Magic, Mystery and a Colt 1911

Lost Treasure: Magic, Mystery and a Colt 1911

This is not just a 1911 story. It is a treasure story, just as much...
Uprising! Poland’s Fight for Freedom in Warsaw 1944

Uprising! Poland’s Fight for Freedom in Warsaw 1944

Seventy-five years ago, 20,000 Polish citizens—men, women and children alike—rose against their German occupiers.
The Trophies of a Dough

The Trophies of a Dough

The story of Sgt. Malcolm “Buck” Marsh’s "bring-backs" is chronicled in Adam Makos’ new book...
Rifleman Q & A: M1 Carbine Pouches

Rifleman Q & A: M1 Carbine Pouches

A reader has a question about collecting U.S. M1 Carbine accessories.
Springfield Armory Adds M1A Tanker Rifle

Springfield Armory Adds M1A Tanker Rifle

Inspired by the shortened "Tanker" Garand rifles of World War II, the M1A Tanker packs...
Wartime Winchesters

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester...
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...
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