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Review: 'U.S. Small Arms Of World War II'

Bruce Canfield's "U.S. Small Arms of World War II" is a rich tome complete with a wealth of information and impressive color photography.

The 1895 Nagant Revolver: A Look Back

A look back at the brainchild of the French Nagant brothers for the Russian Tsar's army, the 1895 Nagant Revolver in 7.62x38 mm R.

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.

The 'Welrod' Pistol: A Silent Arm for the SOE

Developed to arm members of Britain's Special Operations Executive during WWII, the Hand Firing Device Mark 1, also known as the Welrod pistol, had a rich service history throughout the 20th century.

Archives: The Marines Have Landed ... on Paper Too!

These Marine Corps artists who fight first, then draw what they see and feel, provide a telling ... .

Book Review—Handbook of Machine Gun Support Equipment and Accessories 1895 – 1945

This massive tome is a full-color catalog of everything you never knew you needed for the favorite Class III gun in your life.

The Men and Guns of Pointe Du Hoc

On June 6, 1944, 225 men of the 2nd Raider Battalion, under the command of Lt. Col. James E. Rudder, took the German artillery position at Pointe du Hoc.

Throwback Thursday: Snipers in Sicily

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from the April 1944 issue, War Correspondent Bill Shadel shares stories of the successful drive across the heart of Sicily.

The British L42A1 Sniper Rifle

The L42A1s are highly coveted, and can bring between $5,000 and $6,000 depending on the original accessories.

A Lot of Guys Named Joe

In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the June, 1944 issue: A Lot of Guys Named Joe..

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