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The French FR F2 Sniper Rifle

Conceived during the Cold War and after thirty years of service, the French are beginning to phase out the FR F2 bolt-action sniper rifle, with the surplus rifles available for sale from Navy Arms.

Volkssturmgewehr: The German VG1-5 'People's Storm Rifle'

While many are familiar with more widely known examples of late World War II German small arms like the MP44 and Gewehr 43, few know of the simplistic "People's Storm Rifle" designed and built specifically for use by the conscripted Volkssturm, the VG1-5 Volkssturmgewehr.

At The Range: Valmet M-62/S

Watch this American Rifleman "At The Range" video segment above to learn about the Valmet family of Kalashnikov-based rifles chambered in 7.62x39 mm.

The American Chauchat: Shooting A Gladiator Model 1918 CSRG

In this review, Field Editor Martin K. A. Morgan goes over the history of the World War One era French CSRG Chauchat Light Machine Gun. In doing so, he discusses the unique 'American' version developed to use .30-'06 Sprg., and how the shortfalls of one of its manufacturers lead to the tarnished reputation of the series as a whole in popular memory.

ARTV Preview: 82nd Airborne in Operation Market Garden WW2; Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple; Civil War Spiller & Burr Percussion Revolver

This week on on American Rifleman TV, we go back to the Netherlands in World War 2. During Operation Market Garden, the 82nd Airborne was tasked with capturing key bridges in the area near the city of Nijmegen. On "Rifleman Review" Brian Sheets reviews the Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Maple. "I Have This Old Gun" takes a look at the Spiller and Burr percussion revolver used by the Confederacy during the Civil War.

The Men and Guns of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, Allied troops carried out an amphibious and airborne assault on Hitler’s Fortress Europe in Normandy. Here are the stories of some of the men and the arms they used at the start of “The Great Crusade.”

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