Guns Of The Soviet Partisans In World War II
With every meter the Wehrmacht advanced into the Soviet Union, their supply lines seemed to grow exponentially longer. This provided ample opportunities for Soviet partisans to inflict casualties and destroy vital aspects of the German war machine, and they used an assortment of arms to accomplish their mission.
Reading A Rifle: The Story Of One Mosin-Nagant
Here's the story of one well-traveled, Mosin-Nagant rifle that had been born in one country, fought for another country and then fought for two more countries over a short span of only thirty years.
Rifleman Q&A: Sticky Mosin Extraction
I have recently joined the ranks of folks owning Mosin-Nagant Model rifles, in particular a Model 91/30 in 7.62x54 mm R. I have experienced an occasional problem with extraction, which generally appears after the gun has warmed up. Can you recommend anything that might be done to eliminate this problem, or is it a design feature that has to be accepted?
Did Your Broker Recommend Buying A Mosin-Nagant?
Russia’s Mosin-Nagant Model 1891, and its derivatives, became an iconic surplus arm for sale in the U.S., serving as an entry point for up-and-coming collectors, due to the rifle's easy-to-afford price tag, until recently.
Sako TRG: Finland's Precision Rifle
Fielded by a variety of military forces across the globe, including Finland, the Sako TRG line has proven to be a success since its 1989 inception, and it is commercially available today in 6.5 mm Creedmoor, .260 Rem., .308 Win., .300 Win. Mag. and .338 Lapua Mag.
America’s Prototype 'Trench Guns' Of World War I
Arms of all sorts were in high demand at the onset of the Great War, including a new type of close-quarters combat firearm: the repeating shotgun. Though several designs were explored, only a few made it into the trenches before the Armistice was signed.
The 3-Line Rifle: M1891 Mosin-Nagant
It’s best known as the Mosin-Nagant in the West. They refer to it as a Mosin in Russia, but when adopted by that country’s military, it was officially labeled the 3-Line Rifle.
Rifleman Q&A: Unserialized Remington Mosin-Nagants?
A reader inquires about non-numbered Remington M1891 Mosin-Nagants.
Rifleman Q&A: What's the M91/59 Mosin-Nagant?
Mystified by its Model 91/59 description, NRA member writes American Rifleman for details on the supposed Mosin-Nagant carbine found at a local gun show.
Forgotten U.S. Infantry Rifles Of World War I
While the M1903 and M1917 service rifles were the main rifles used by the United States, four other rifles were utilized during World War I in roles that are largely forgotten today, as explored by Jon Krisko.