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John Moses Browning: The Man Behind the Photographs

So, what was John Moses Browning really like? America’s greatest gun designer’s inventions speak for themselves, but what kind of man was he?

Five Lesser-Known Facts About the FN FAL

Soon after its introduction, Fabrique Nationale (FN) offered an abbreviation for the English speaking world: L.A.R (Light Automatic Rifle). However, this abbreviation never caught on, and instead we commonly pronounce the model by its French language abbreviation F-A-L.

5 Little-Known Facts About the FN Browning High Power

Is it High-Power or Hi-Power? Learn the answer once and for all from one of the world's foremost authorities on the FN Browning Hi/High Power.

80 Years of the Belgian High Power

With design input from John Moses Browning and most of the work done by FN’s Dieudonné Saive, the Grand Rendement (High Efficiency) pistol found acceptance with the Belgian military. Eighty years later, we know the pistol it adopted as the Grande Puissance—the High Power.

The FN Browning 1910 Pistol and The Great War

On June 28, 1914, seven students in Sarajevo set out to assassinate Austria’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Armed with bombs and four FN Model 1910 pistols, they set in motion one of the world’s greatest conflicts.

Filling a Niche: FN's Early Side-by-Sides

Best known for producing the John Browning-designed Auto-5 semi-automatic and Superposed over-under shotguns, Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale also made side-by-side double guns. And they had nothing to do with John Browning.

The FN Browning Model 1903

The Model 1903 is the rarest of the military pistols designed by John Browning and produced by Fabrique Nationale.

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