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ARTV: The Men and Guns of D-Day

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television to learn more about the men of D-Day and the firearms they used during "The Great Crusade."

Rifleman Q&A: Curious Semi-Automatic Mauser?

A reader writes American Rifleman regarding a curious 8 mm Mauser similar in design to the M1 Garand that appears well-made.

The International Harvester M1 Garand: A New Rifle for the Nuclear Age

Of the four manufactures contracted by the U.S. Government to produce the M1 rifle, International Harvester was the least obvious of the choices.

Downtime Cleaning: A Great Chance to Care for Your Guns

While the continued effects of the pandemic and ammunition shortage are limiting range time, care and effort should still be put towards maintaining your firearms.

Rifleman Q&A: Why The En Bloc Clip?

Why did John Garand include an en-bloc clip in his M1 rifle design? One reader writes in, and we set the record straight.

Rifleman Q&A: Two Serial Numbers On An M1 Carbine?

Some former G.I.-issue M1 carbines have been seen with two serial numbers instead of the traditional one stamped at the rear of the receiver. Why?

Rifleman Q&A: How Do Army 'M' Numbers Work?

M1 Garand, M1911, M14 rifle...where does the military come up with all these numbers and how do they work?

Rifleman Q&A: How Do I Avoid 'M1 Thumb?'

Anyone who's handled or fired an M1 Garand is likely familiar with the concept of "M1 thumb." Here's how you avoid a painful pinch.

Rifleman Q&A: What Does My Garand Stock Stamp Mean?

Q: I have an M1 Garand rifle that has “SA/EMcF” on the left side of the stock. Is the marking from the inspection process, and is it possible to know who approved my rifle?

Rifleman Q&A: When Did M1 Carbines Get Bayonet Lugs?

I recently purchased an M1 carbine manufactured by Quality Hardware that has a bayonet lug. Is this part original to the gun or was it added later?

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