'Limited Standard': The M1919A6 Machine Gun
The U.S. M1919A6 machine gun was a modification of the M1919A4 intended to give a single trooper comparable firepower in a lighter-weight package. It was a compromise gun, and like many such designs, it could not do everything well.
The Men And Guns Of D-Day: Bloody Omaha
Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the men of "Bloody Omaha" beach during "The Great Crusade."
The Men And Guns Of D-Day: 82nd Airborne Division
Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the men of the 82nd Airborne Division, their stories and the firearms they used during "The Great Crusade."
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."
ARTV Preview: Browning M2 and MG42, EAA Girsan Regard Gen 4 and 1803 Harpers Ferry Rifle
On this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we continue with the top 10 machine guns of all time, with the Browning M2 and MG42. We'll also take a look at the EAA Girsan Regard Gen 4, along with the 1803 Harpers Ferry Rifle.
The German MG42: Was Its Bark Worse Than Its Bite?
In the middle of WWII, the U.S. Army posted War Department Film Bulletin No. 81, which claimed that the bark of the MG42 was worse than its bite. We're not buying it.
Video—Shooting the MG42 Machine Gun
Firing an historic rifle such as the MG42, then reviewing footage of it in operation, provides an irreplaceable lesson in World War II history.
MG 42s: “Their Bark is Worse than their Bite …” I’m not Buying it
It was apparent to the U.S. Army in 1944 that it had a problem. And that problem was the German Machinengewehr 42, or MG 42.