The Guns Of Huế
The fight that developed in the streets of in 1968 would give the Marine Corps one of its most memorable victories—in a battle style for which the Marines had not been trained. The guns used during the conflict ranged from brand-new M16A1s and M40 sniper rifles to World War II leftovers.
The G.I. Thompson In World War II
Although the U.S. Army was slow to adopt the iconic gun, the Marines had been using them since the 1920s, and the Thompson became an important tool in defending freedom.
Gallery: Guns of Operation Market Garden
In September 1944, American and British airborne troops jumped into Nazi-occupied Holland in a desperate gamble to end the Second World War by Christmas.