I Have This Old Gun: Winchester Model 12 'Trench' Gun
Approximately 80,000 Model 12 trench guns were manufactured between 1941 and 1944, and later production featured a Parkerized metal finish. Careful inspection will reveal four rows of holes in the handguard for barrel heat venting, changed from six during 1917.
The UD M.’42: America’s Clandestine Submachine Gun
While the Thompson and the M3 “grease gun” served with great acclaim during World War II, a lesser-known design saw service across the world in the hands of the OSS and SOE.
Operation Market Garden: 101st Airborne
Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television to learn more about the 101st Airborne Division troops who partook in Operation Market Garden and the firearms they used.
Operation Market Garden: The Battle Begins
Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television to learn more about the Allied troops who partook in Operation Market Garden and the firearms they used.
The UD M.’42 Submachine Gun: A Clandestine Tool For The OSS
Far less familiar than the Thompson or the Reising, the U.S.-made UD M.’42 submachine gun was still a factor for the OSS and French resistance fighters operating behind enemy lines during World War II.
The Guns Of Guadalcanal
The six-month-long campaign to re-take Guadalcanal would prove to be a pivotal victory in the battle to turn back the Empire of Japan during World War II. So, which firearms were used and who carried them?
This Old Gun: Pre-War Colt National Match
This particular pre-World War II Colt M1911 in .45 ACP pistol came with adjustable sights, marked “National Match," a factory-honed action, match-grade barrel and is in very good condition.
A Veteran Paratrooper And His M1 Garand: Normandy And The Bulge
From training in the States to fighting in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, this World War II combat rifleman depended on his M1 Garand, which he described as getting him through “some tough situations.”
Guns Of The Battle Of Britain
While most think of the RAF when it comes to the Battle of Britain, the makeshift British Home Guard also played a key role in keeping the isles safe from German invaders.
Book Preview: Battleship Commander
Marketed as the “first-ever” comprehensive biography of the man, Battleship Commander: The Life Of Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr., draws information from more than 150 personal accounts of those who knew and served with him.