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.
In the 1860s, at the dawn of the self-contained metallic cartridge era, the military armsmakers of Great Britain and other major powers decided to alter existing muzzleloading rifle-muskets into breechloaders. Reasons included saving production costs and buying time to permit experimentation.
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.
On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman staff discuss the features of a single-shot rifle modeled after the famed 1885 High Wall and chambered for .303 British.
In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the features and history of the American version of the Lewis Light Machine Gun in U.S. service from World War I to World War II.