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Rifles of the United States Navy & Marine Corps: 1866-1917

While reading this book, I found myself at about every third or fourth page exclaiming—“I never knew that!”

Special Presentation: Behind Enemy Lines: The Men and Guns of SOG

MACV-SOG - the Vietnam War's covert operations unit-inserted small teams deep behind enemy lines in Laos and Cambodia along the heavily defended Ho Chi Minh Trail highway system.

Special Presentation: The Guns of Omaha: D-Day Plus 75 Years

The Battle of Omaha Beach was not one battle, but six separate battles fought independent from one another.

Long-Range Warriors: The USMC M40 Rifles

From the American Rifleman Archives: U.S. Marine Corps M40-series rifles have earned their reputation as robust, precision battlefield instruments in the skillful hands of Marine scout-snipers.

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.

Model 1805 Harpers Ferry Pistol: Building the Davide-Pedersoli Kit

For fans of historical firearms, putting together a pistol or rifle kit can be one of the most-rewarding projects of their entire hobby.

Back to Basics: Telescopic Sights

The notion of a magnifying optical sight goes back centuries. Experiments as early as the 18th century attempted to mount a telescope on a rifle as a sighting aid.

Speaking the G.I.'s Language: The M16 Comic Book Manual

As reports of M16s failing in combat began to filter in, the U.S. Army scrambled to address the crisis, finding the solution in the most American of places—the world of comic books.

Archives: Britain’s "New" Rifle

From the American Rifleman archives we learn about the No. 4 Mk I, which was developed when Britain had a limited budget and war was on the horizon.

Goodbye, Don Burgett

American Rifleman lost a friend, and America lost a hero, with the passing of Don Burgett.

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