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Guns Of The Battle Of Britain

While most think of the RAF when it comes to the Battle of Britain, the makeshift British Home Guard also played a key role in keeping the isles safe from German invaders. 

America’s Prototype 'Trench Guns' Of World War I

Arms of all sorts were in high demand at the onset of the Great War, including a new type of close-quarters combat firearm: the repeating shotgun. Though several designs were explored, only a few made it into the trenches before the Armistice was signed.

Rifleman Q&A: Early U.S. Model 1917 Serial Numbers

From the archives of American Rifleman, learn about Winchester-made M1917 Enfield rifles and their respective serial numbers.

Review: A Remington Model 1917 From Royal Tiger Imports

Among the many arms imported into the U.S. recently by Royal Tiger Import is one of the least-appreciated service rifles in U.S. history, the Model 1917. Here, we take a closer look at one of these Model 1917 rifles, along with a brief look at the platform's history.

Forgotten U.S. Infantry Rifles Of World War I

While the M1903 and M1917 service rifles were the main rifles used by the United States, four other rifles were utilized during World War I in roles that are largely forgotten today, as explored by Jon Krisko. 

Rifleman Q&A: Why Didn't The U.S. Army Issue .45 Auto Rim?

Q: If the .45 Auto Rim cartridge doesn’t require the use of a cumbersome half-moon clip in order to be ejected from the Model 1917 Colt and Smith & Wesson revolvers, why wasn’t it issued to our troops armed with M1917 revolvers during World War II?

Rifleman Q&A: A Marine Corps M1917 Rifle?

This "USMC" marked M1917 rifle isn't what it appears to be, but it is a unique part of American military history.

I Have This Old Gun: American Lewis Light Machine Gun

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the features and history of the American version of the Lewis Light Machine Gun in U.S. service from World War I to World War II.

ARTV Preview: Browning M1917 and M1919, Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Optic Ready and XM177E2 CAR-15

In this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we near the end of our picks for the top 10 machine guns of all time with the Browning M1917 and M1919 family. We also take a look at the Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Combat Optic Ready handgun and examine the Vietnam era XM177E2 CAR-15.

The Battle of Peleliu and Its Relics

American Rifleman Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan tells the story of the nearly three-month-long Battle of Peleliu and the relics that can still be found on the island today.

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