The Boys rifle saw service with U.S. Marine Raiders during the Makin Island Raid of Aug. 17 and 18, 1942. “Carlson’s Raiders” used their Boys rifles to dispatch two Japanese float planes. It was likely an unenviable task to lug the massive bolt-action through the jungle.
Compared to most marksmanship competitions today, those held in Springtown, Penn., every year are for more unusual and dated firearms. Follow Kenneth L. Smith-Christmas as he recounts the experience of a "Victorian Riflemen" match.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced $3 million in grants designed to expand and protect a number of American battlefields.
Seventy-five years ago, beginning on May 10, 1940, German forces struck against Western Europe, invading Holland, Belgium and France.
Predictably, the New Zealand Gun Buyback program championed by the country's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, took a turn for the worse, as several episodes attest.