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"Over There:" An American Army on the Western Front

Watch this American Rifleman TV segment "Over There Part Two" to learn about the Untied State's preparation and experience entering the fighting during World War I.

The Guns of Veracruz 1914

The landings at Veracruz saw the early combat use of several American small arms that would become famous during World War I, including the M1911 pistol and the M1903 rifle.

Blood on the Border: The Battle of Columbus

In the early hours of March 19, 1916, American cavalrymen and armed citizens fought a pitched battle against Pancho Villa’s raiders.

1916: Guns On The Border

A century ago, Mexican bandits were a clear and present danger to the citizens of the United States, and the "Punitive Expedition" proved to be an important test of arms.

1909 Benet-Mercie Machine Rifle: The Daylight Gun

Though it had problems, the 1909 Benet-Mercie was the U.S. military’s first light machine gun. Photo by Donald Webster.

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