The Hession Rifle

With the London Olympics now over, it’s time for a little history lesson on British disarmament. It is a tale told best by one very special rifle.

Throwback Thursday: Send A Gun to Defend a British Home

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In 1940, 75 years ago, the British stood alone against Hitler’s war machine. In its plea to assist our friends across the Atlantic Ocean, the American Committee for the Defense of British Homes ran this notice in the November 1940 issue.

Keefe Report: The False Promise of Civilian Disarmament

In the dark days following the British Expeditionary Force's evacuation from Dunkirk in 1940—75 years ago this week from May 27 to June 4--Great Britain was a nation virtually disarmed.


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