The Model of 1941 Johnson Light Machine Gun

The Model Of 1941 Johnson Light Machine Gun

Overshadowed by the Browning Automatic Rifle, Melvin Johnson’s Model of 1941 Light Machine Gun served elite Marine Parachutists and the Army’s Special Service Force with distinction during some of the toughest fighting of World War II.

American Arms of the Battle of the Bulge

American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.

In Country: Small Arms Of The Vietnam War

It was more than half a century ago that American troops stepped up ground operations in the Republic of Vietnam. Here are some of the guns used by the guys on the ground.

Browning BAR: A Classic Semi-Auto Rifle That Still Sells

No, this isn't the BAR made for military use, but the modern BAR from Browning has seen service in hunting fields for more than half a century.

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long Battle of Peleliu and the relics that can still be found on the island today.

Guns of Cologne 1945: The American Advance into Germany

In March 1945, tanks and infantry under the command of the 3rd Armored Division took the largest German city captured by the U.S. during WWII: Cologne.

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.

Quarantine With ARTV Free Preview

Stuck at home? Take a chance to check out "American Rifleman TV" with this free preview opportunity!

The Browning Automatic Rifle: A Short History

The first Browning Automatic Rifles, the Model 1918s, delivered rock-solid service to the “doughboys” in the closing months of World War I.

Archives: Cable From Normandy

A former editor of American Rifleman, Bill Shadel traded his typewriter for a uniform and went overseas as a war correspondent for this magazine some 75 years ago. Reprinted here is a report of the action he saw as originally published in the August 1944 issue.

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