Opening Shot: Model 1883 and No. 353 Gatling Guns
From the NRA Museum, check out these firearms that have provenance to the 1939 movie, "Gunga Din."
The Mini-Me Gardner
Undoubtedly, the coolest gun I saw at the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Pittsburgh was a half-scale, mechanical marvel, beautifully rendered in polished brass and sitting on a table Navy Arms/U.S. Armament booth.
Fear & Loading: The Ultimate Colt Collectible?
A Colt Model 1883 Gatling Gun, complete with original field carriage and two drum magazines, is one of the items up for bid when Rock Island Auction Company holds its Sept. 9-11 event.
Rifleman Q&A: An Auger Gun In The Civil War?
From the archives of American Rifleman, read about Wilson Ager's "Coffee Mill Gun" from the June 2004 magazine.
Guns Of The Spanish-American War 1898
Lucky were the soldiers armed with the .30–40 Krag-Jorgensen, but many Americans fought with the antiquated Trapdoor Springfield. The Spanish-American war was a conflict in which the U.S. Army first used machine guns and double-action Colts.
Book Review—Death Rattle: The British Soldier’s Machine Gun 1870 - 2015
John Hutchins’ book is the definitive treatise on the machine gun as used by British forces from 1870-2015.
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.