For most of the 20th century, Lee-Enfield rifles were the backbone of the British army. The last British service Lee was the L42A1 sniping rifle. Built on the World War II No.4(T), the reliable and accurate L42A1 was retired in the early 1990s.
One of the great names in bespoke British gunmaking is Westley Richards, which was founded in 1812 by William Westley Richards in Birmingham. Today, the company makes shotguns (guns to the English), rifles, leather goods and clothing for discriminating clients.
Our author saw the destruction of one veteran's Lee-Enfield No. 4 (T) sniper rifle, a victim of Great Britain's inane gun laws.
In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the features and history of the American version of the Lewis Light Machine Gun in U.S. service from World War I to World War II.
On this week’s “Gun of the Week,” American Rifleman staff discuss the features of a single-shot rifle modeled after the famed 1885 High Wall and chambered for .303 British.
The Short, Magazine Lee-Enfield, Mk III is one of the iconic bolt-action battle rifles of the 20th century. Here's how it comes apart.