Lee-Enfield Rifle—Workhorse Of The British Empire
The .303-cal. Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk III rifle was fast to operate and up to the wretched conditions of the trenches. It was arguably the best combat rifle of World War I.
The Keefe Report: The Guns of “They Shall Not Grow Old“
Director Peter Jackson, the man behind The recent film adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings," decided to take on a project to gives voice to those British soldiers that fought in the Great War.
Sale of Ishapore Lee-Enfields To Aid NRA-ILA
Century Arms has donated a collection of drill-purpose-marked No. 1 Mark III Lee-Enfield rifles to be sold with all proceeds benefiting NRA-ILA.
The Lithgow SMLE Sniper Rifle In Korea: Pvt. Ian Robertson at Hill 614
Ian Robertson, a sniper with 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, relayed a story of the Australian SMLE sniper rifle in action during the Korean War.
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 the 20th century. Here's how it comes apart.
WWI Galilean Sights: An Evolution In Sniping
What are Galilean sights? More importantly, how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.
Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?
The British used Galilean optical sights during World War I to even the odds against German snipers, but how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.
Reviving An Enfield: RTI’s Imported No. 1, Mk III
In recent years RTI has gained interest for its haul of old surplus rifles from Ethiopia. Among these aging arms are some of the most under-appreciated manufactures of the British Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, being the No.1, Mk III* rifles produced by Ishapore in India.