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The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the United States Armed Forces, but that was not always the case. Here we look at the history and formation of the Marine Corps marksmanship practices.

Book Review: The Martini-Henry: For Queen And Empire

"The Martini-Henry: For Queen and Empire" is one of the most comprehensive works on the British military Martini-Henry to come out in years.

Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

Here we take a look at the history of the First Fenian Raid against the soon-to-be nation of Canada and the firearms used by both sides in the conflict.

Book Review: 'Carvings from the Veldt: Part One'

Available in three volumes, "Carvings from the Veldt: Rifle Carvings of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902" is one of the definitive volumes of these richly-decorated rifles.

I Have This Old Gun: M1 Garand—Korea

When the U.S. became involved in the Korean War, the M1 Garand went back into mass production. The "Korean Garand," as it is sometimes referred, had undergone improvements since its World War II days, and once again proved why Gen. George S. Patton called the Garand "the finest battle implement ever devised."

Guns of the "Banana Wars" Part One

Using rifles, handguns and machine guns, marines fought in fierce battles in the Caribbean and Central America.

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