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Sniping In Korea: 1950-1953

When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.

Communist Small Arms of the Korean War

Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small arms from different sources to arm their soldiers. Here we explore some of these Communist-used firearms.

Video—I Have This Old Gun: M2 Browning Machine Gun .50 BMG

Watch as American Rifleman TV staff offer look at the history of the M2 Browning Machine Gun.

The Korean War's Frozen Chosin

Called the “forgotten war,” the combat in Korea was as brutal as any faced by American troops. And the cold of the North Korean winter caused even the most reliable of guns to fail, especially during the battle for the “frozen Chosin.”

Video: Daewoo K2 Rifle

Watch this "I Have This Old Gun" segment from American Rifleman TV to learn how this rifle, built by for the Republic of South Korea, was conceived.

Special NRA Presentation: All About Tommy Guns

If you are in Nashville for the NRA Annual Meetings, be sure to make time for “Thompson: An American Legend.”The Thompson submachine gun is one of the most noteworthy firearms in history.

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."

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