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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.

Rifleman Q & A: French-Made Mosin-Nagant?

In this Rifleman Q & A segment, we answer questions about a unique, French-made variant of the popular Mosin-Nagant rifle.

The Guns of Port Arthur

The Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905 is one of those rarely discussed conflicts that provides an important preview to important developments in warfare and weapons technology.

The War to End All Wars That Wouldn’t End: The Polish-Soviet Conflict of 1920

In the chaos following the Armistice ending World War I, Soviet Communist armies moved west, threatening all of Europe.

Product Preview: Brenshok No Drill & Tap Scout Scope Mounts

Check out Brenshok's no-drill & tap scout-style scope mounts.

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.

The Luger of the Tropics

In the hands of the military and police—as well as revolutionaries and bandits—for decades, the Luger pistol became a national icon in Brazil.

This Old Gun: Model 1895 Nagant Revolver

In the third quarter of the 19th century, Leon and Emil Nagant of Liege, Belgium, began making something of a name for themselves in the revolver field—the brothers’ double-action designs being recognized for their modest, but eminently practical, innovations.

A Look Back at the Mosin-Nagant 91/30

One of the hardest working rifles in history, the Mosin-Nagant is like a lot of Russian firearms: somewhat crude in design, but very well made—and very dependable.

Cold Front: American Troops In Russia 1918-1919

A century ago, American troops were in combat against the Bolsheviks on Russian soil. Armed with American-made Model 1891 Mosin-Nagants, the soldiers of the 339th Regiment faced the bitter cold and a bitter enemy.

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