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The M1 Carbine: 10 Little-Known Facts

The “U.S. Carbine, Caliber .30, M1” was the most produced American infantry arm of World War II. And it's back.

Iwo Jima: The Men Who Fought & The Guns They Carried

The Battle of Iwo Jima is one of the bloodiest events of World War II, and from it came stories of uncommon valor and virtue. Here are the stories of the men who fought and their guns.

Thompson Auto-Ordnance Iwo Jima Series

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Iwo Jima and the American servicemen who achieved victory, Thompson Auto-Ordnance of the Kahr Firearms Group has developed a series of three specially engraved firearms: the Iwo Jima 1911 in .45 ACP ($1,247), Iwo Jima M1 Carbine in .30 Carbine ($1,391) and Iwo Jima Thompson also in .45 ACP ($1,886).

Rolling Thunder: An Interview with Clint Smith of Thunder Ranch

Executive Editor Joe Kurtenbach sits down with Thunder Ranch's Clint Smith to talk about his history with guns and his distinguished career in firearms training.

Rifleman Q & A: M1 Carbine Pouches

A reader has a question about collecting U.S. M1 Carbine accessories.

Wartime Winchesters

In its advertisements on the back page of this magazine during World War II, Winchester touted the company as having been “On Guard for America Since 1866.” This was never more true than when it produced arms and ammunition to help defeat Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Auto-Ordnance D-Day Commemoratives

Auto-Ordnance is commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day with three specially engraved and ornamented guns—an M1911, an M1 carbine and a Thompson.

NRA Gun of the Week: U.S. M1 Carbine

American Rifleman's Mark Keefe shares a World War II carbine built by the Saginaw Steering Gear Division of General Motors.

The M1 Carbine in Vietnam

The M1 Carbine was introduced into Vietnam by French troops during the late 1940s in their war with the communist Viet Minh forces.

Redeployed: FN M1 Garands and Carbines

Think FN had nothing to do with the M1 Garand and Carbine? You'd be wrong.

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