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This Old Gun: German Gewehr 41(W)

The first nation to actually issue a semi-automatic rifle to its troops was Mexico, which, in 1908, adopted the intricate 7x57 mm Mauser repeater designed by native son General Manuel Mondragón.

IWA Show Stopper: Krieghoff’s Gun of the Year—The da Vinci

The 2018 Krieghoff Gun of the Year is entitled “The da Vinci,” which spectacularly illustrates the life of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) on the 500th anniversary of his death.

Book Review: Vickers Guide: World War II Germany, Vol. 1

This new book offers a look at some of the most rare and interesting firearms used by Nazi Germany during World War II.

Cold War Warriors—The Men and Guns of Special Forces Berlin

While the Iron Curtain still stood, U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Berlin prepared for daring and secret missions behind Warsaw Pact lines with clandestine arms in the event the Cold War went hot. Ever heard of the Welrod? How about the MPK?

NRA Gun of the Week: Walther PP

American Rifleman's Mark Keefe has a very unique Walther PP 22 LR, and he invites us to the range to check it out.

44th Annual IWA Show Rocks Nuremberg

Some call it the SHOT Show of Europe, and the IWA Show is certainly that and more.

Handguns of The Great War: Belgium and France

Watch this feature segment on the "Handguns of World War I" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.

Handguns of The Great War: Lugers and Broomhandles

Watch this feature segment on the "Handguns of World War I" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.

Infantry Rifles of The Great War: Mausers and Lebels

Watch this feature segment on the "Guns of August" from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV.

Book Review: Ott-Helmuth von Lossnitzer, Technical Director of The Mauser Company

One of Germany’s leading arms industrialists during the Third Reich, von Lossnitzer served as technical director of the Mauser Works in Oberndorf for a dozen years before immigrating to America and continuing his gun-designing career with the U.S. Ordnance Corps.

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