Melvin Johnson believed Garand's mainstream design to be flawed and reasoned that a handier gun might appeal to the Dutch. His unique M1941 rifle went on to inspire the likes of Eugene stoner, among others, yet garnered very little U.S. military acceptance at the time.
Kelly McMillan, founder of McMillan Stocks and a giant in the shooting-sports industry, passed away on June 1, 2021.
Marine Gunnery Sergeants are not only invaluable for their service in uniform, they also play an important role in the firearms industry with their expertise.
While political events have forced NRA more and more into the legislative arena, all of the things upon which the NRA was founded, marksmanship, firearm safety and the national defense, are still part of our mission.
Although the M1911A1 was the standard U.S military sidearm during World War II, more than 350,000 S&W Victory Model revolvers were produced, and they accompanied many U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aviators during pivotal battles of the Pacific Theater.