"The Gunny" Speaks: Saving Private K9
American Rifleman gets some face time with The Gunny.
Smith & Wesson Reintroduces Model 648 Revolver
The K-frame revolver now features an eight-round capacity and is chambered in .22 Magnum.
Wiley Clapp: Guns They Oughta Make—5-inch S&W Model 686
There is a S&W revolver that I regard highly and would like to see a variation thereof.
The Swedish K In Vietnam And Beyond
Developed after World War II, the m/45B or “Swedish K” submachine gun was used by Swedish troops in hotspots such as the Congo, but more significantly by U.S. Special Forces in the jungles of Vietnam.
I Have This Old Gun: FÉG PA-63
Engineers at the Fémáru és Szerszámgépgyár NV (Metal Products and Machine Tool Factory Company) in Budapest developed a military-appropriate sidearm by combining the R-61’s lightweight alloy frame with a 4" barrel in 9 mm Makarov, which is how the PA-63 was born.
ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Operation Market Garden WW2; Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple; Civil War Spiller & Burr Percussion Revolver
This week on on American Rifleman TV, we go back to the Netherlands in World War 2. During Operation Market Garden, the 82nd Airborne was tasked with capturing key bridges in the area near the city of Nijmegen. On "Rifleman Review" Brian Sheets reviews the Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple. "I Have This Old Gun" takes a look at the Spiller and Burr percussion revolver used by the Confederacy during the Civil War.
The Homecoming of a Lost Marine
Seventy-three years after Marine Pvt. Harry Tye engaged in one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific Theater in World War II, he is finally home and laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Vickers K Gun and D-Day
The U.S. Army Rangers storming Pointe Du Hoc were not the only Allied troops using Vickers K Guns on D-Day. If you read about the K Gun in Marty Morgan’s "The Forgotten Guns of D-Day" article and were curious about the Vickers K Gun, here’s more on British Commandoes use of them.
The Men And Guns Of D-Day
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops carried out an amphibious and airborne assault on Hitler’s Fortress Europe in Normandy. Here are the stories of some of the men and the arms they used at the start of “The Great Crusade.”
Tested: Arsenal Inc. SAM7SF-84G Bulgarian AK-47
The high-quality SAM7SF-84G AK-style semi-automatic rifle from Arsenal Inc. sports unique features not commonly found on AKs available in the U.S.