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Top 10 Infantry Rifles of All Time

Chosen through staff votes, these top 10 infantry rifles of all time were picked due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on history and small-arms development.

The Lithgow SMLE Sniper Rifle In Korea: Pvt. Ian Robertson at Hill 614

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.

'A Grisly Business:' Australia’s Lee-Enfield Sniper Rifle

Faced with no ready source for sniping rifles during World War II, the Australians created one distinctly their own.

Sale of Ishapore Lee-Enfields To Aid NRA-ILA

Century Arms has donated a collection of drill-purpose-marked No. 1 Mark III Lee-Enfield rifles to be sold with all proceeds benefiting NRA-ILA.

The Keefe Report: India Retires Its Last Lee-Enfields

Though most users of the SMLEs traded their bolt guns in long ago, the policemen of Uttar Pradesh, a state in northern India, turned in their Lee-Enfields in January 2020.

The Keefe Report: The Guns of '1917'

One of the biggest film releases of the year is Sam Mendes' WWI epic, "1917." How accurate is it? American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe loops us in.

Men and Guns of the 1900 China Relief Expedition

Some American troops fought with guns one would expect in the multi-national mission to Peking, such as the Krag-Jorgensen. But other guns were used during the “Boxer Rebellion” that were a little more unusual, including Gatlings, M1895 Colt machine guns and the short-lived Lee Navy straight pull rifle in .236.

Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

From the American Rifleman archives we learn about the No. 4 Mk I, which was developed when Britain had a limited budget and war was on the horizon.

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.

I Have This Old Gun: British Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) Sniper Rifle

The Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) represents possibly the most sought-after, and certainly the most-accurate, of the already much-lauded Lee-Enfield No. 4 line of rifles.

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