'Over There': The Harlem Hellfighters in WWI
Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment "Over There! Part 6: Soldiers, But Not Equal" to learn about American American soldiers of the AEF who fought on the Western Front and earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters."
"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.
This Old Gun: CSRG 1915 Chauchat
In this episode of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look a the CSRG Chauchat World War I French light machine gun chambered in 8x50 mm Lebel.
The American Chauchat: Shooting A Gladiator Model 1918 CSRG
In this review, Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan goes over the history of the World War One era French CSRG Chauchat Light Machine Gun. In doing so, he discusses the unique 'American' version developed to use .30-'06 Sprg., and how the shortfalls of one of its manufacturers lead to the tarnished reputation of the series as a whole in popular memory.
Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Americans in World War I—Part 4; Beretta APX
In early October 1918, men from the 77th Division advanced into the Argonne Forest as part of a massive American attack.
Web-Exclusive Preview: Americans in World War I—A Chauchat Medal of Honor
In this web exclusive, we tell the story of Pvt. Thomas C. Neibauer, an automatic rifleman in the 42nd "Rainbow" Division and an Idaho native, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Great War.
Machine Guns Of The American Expeditionary Force In World War I
Here are a few of the machine guns in use by the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France.
'Grim Reapers:' The Machine Guns Of World War I
A century ago, Americans of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France and began filtering into the death and stalemate of the trenches. Machine guns transformed the battlefield of the Western Front, and here is a look at guns nicknamed the “Grim reapers” or the "Devil’s Paintbrush.”
Guns of the “Devil Dogs”: U.S. Marine Corps Small Arms Of World War I
The U.S. Marines in France would earn the name “Teufelshunde” or “Devil Dogs” from the Germans they faced. The Marines fought five major battles during World War I, mostly with the same small arms used by the U.S. Army, but with a few exceptions.
The Chauchat Light Machine Gun: Not Really One of the Worst Guns Ever
Despite its reputation, the "Fusil Mitrailleur Modéle 1915 CSRG" served effectively in combat for the French military chambered for the 8x50R Lebel cartridge, the Belgian military in 7.65x53 mm, and the Polish military in 7.92x57 mm Mauser.