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Arms of Independence: The Guns Of The American Revolution

On July 4, Americans celebrate the remarkable circumstances surrounding our independence. Without small arms, that independence wouldn't have been possible.

I Have This Old Gun: British Baker Rifle

Even though rifles had been around for at least a couple hundred years, because of their expense and the skill needed in their employment, by the late 18th century the simpler smoothbore musket remained the principal infantry arm.

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