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Presentations To Feature “Guns Of The Pacific War” And “Sniping In The Great War”

Presentations To Feature “Guns Of The Pacific War” And “Sniping In The Great War” While we commemorated the 70th anniversary of the “Battle of the Bulge,” earlier this year, at the 144th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Nashville, we will turn our attention to “The Men & Guns of the Pacific War.”

Gallery: Remembering the Men and Guns of the Battle of the Bulge

Seventy years ago this month, the "Battle of the Bulge"-Hitler's last attempt to throw back the Allies-was being bitterly fought in the towns, forests and countryside of Belgium and Luxembourg, and, remarkably, many of the guns used in the battle still remain.

I Have This Old Gun—German MG.08 Machine Gun

Germany’s MG.08 machine gun was considered the queen of the battlefield in World War I, completely changing the nature of warfare. Learn more in this episode of American Rifleman TV’s “I Have This Old Gun.”

I Have This Old Gun: Hotchkiss Portative Model 1914 MK1

Though it didn’t produce lasting success, the Hotchkiss Portative Model 1914 MK1 is the firearm that brought the American military into the 20th century in terms of a portable, light machine gun.

I Have This Old Gun: M1 Garand—Korea

When the U.S. became involved in the Korean War, the M1 Garand went back into mass production. The "Korean Garand," as it is sometimes referred, had undergone improvements since its World War II days, and once again proved why Gen. George S. Patton called the Garand "the finest battle implement ever devised."

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