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“Known But To God”: The Unknown Soldier and the U.S.S. Olympia

The Unknown Soldier is guarded by the Sentinels of the 3rd U.S. Infantry day and night. The sergeant of the guard has an M17 pistol with wood stocks from the U.S.S. Olympia. Here’s why—and the story of the man who brought the Unknown Soldier home.

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.

Irish Lewis Light Machine Guns in the United States

Col. Isaac Newton Lewis capitalized on the experimental drum-fed, air-cooled, McLean machine gun, developing a light machine gun that he hoped to sell to the U.S. government.

The Ivy Patch Gun

Ever go digging in an ivy patch? Imagine finding an artillery piece at the end of your trowel....

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Long Lee-Enfields

Join American Rifleman's Mark Keefe for a discussion on Long Lee-Enfield's.

America’s First: Hiram Maxim’s Heavy Machine Gun

Maxim took inspiration from a childhood memory of being knocked over by recoil to later patent gas-, recoil- and blowback-type firearms.

Video—100 Years of the Browning Automatic Rifle

While filming American Rifleman TV on November 11, 2018, Mark Keefe pays homage to the Doughboys of the Great War who went "Over There" a century ago.

'The Devil of Antwerp': Father Of Aerial Combat Jan Olieslagers

The Belgian aviation pioneer used an FN Model 1900 in one of the first aerial gunfights in the skies over Europe during World War I.

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Pattern 1914 Rifle

On this episode of "I Have This Old Gun", the ARTV staff examines the history behind the British Pattern 1914 rifle.

I Have This Old Gun: Ross Rifle

This week on “I Have This Old Gun”, we take an in-depth look at the history of the Canadian-made Ross Rifle.

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