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NRA at 150: Two American Icons & Past Presidents

Within the pantheon of American heroes, two gentlemen with deep ties to both the U.S. Marine Corps and the NRA stand out.

The Guns of Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims weren't buckle-hatted, black-clad figures wielding blunderbusses. Here are the guns they had with them at the first Thanksgiving.

NRA Museums Releases 'Illustrated History of Firearms'

The 320-page "Illustrated History of Firearms" released by NRA Museums covers the evolution of the gun in more than 1,700 full-color photos.

The Browning Automatic Rifle: A Short History

The first Browning Automatic Rifles, the Model 1918s, delivered rock-solid service to the “doughboys” in the closing months of World War I.

'Cold Steel': American Trench Knives of WWI

During WWI, American troops entered France without a dedicated fighting knife. That was soon remedied by the development of several trench knives designed for trench warfare.

Classic Guns: Webley Mk V Revolver

Webley provided revolvers for the British military for close to 30 years. Today, the Webley Mk V that hasn’t been rechambered for .45 ACP is the most collectible.

Book Review—Handbook of Machine Gun Support Equipment and Accessories 1895 – 1945

This massive tome is a full-color catalog of everything you never knew you needed for the favorite Class III gun in your life.

Book in Brief: Manuel Zamora Gunsmith to the Stars

Manuel Zamora (1895-1972) was a native Mexican who was a pioneer in the field of cinema armorers during the formative years of Hollywood and long into its Golden Age.

The 4th Annual NRA/North–South Skirmish Association National Civil War Championship

If you ever wondered what it was like to shoot an old muzzleloading black powder rifle, then the N-SSA is a great way to learn.

IWA Show Stopper: Krieghoff’s Gun of the Year—The da Vinci

The 2018 Krieghoff Gun of the Year is entitled “The da Vinci,” which spectacularly illustrates the life of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) on the 500th anniversary of his death.

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