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The Birmingham Small Arms Story

The great gunmaking name of Birmingham Small Arms just refuses to go away. Thanks to a partnership with Arizona Airguns, guns bearing the BSA name are available in the U.S.

American Arms of the Battle of the Bulge

American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.

The NRA In WWII: 'Good For A Free America'

This year marks the 150th celebration of your National Rifle Association. In celebration, and to learn more about your NRA, take a look back at the cover of the October 1943 American Rifleman featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning staff artist Jim Berryman and a 1945 letter from the White House.

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.

Winchester Awarded U.S. Army Ammo Contract

Winchester will act as a second-source provider for U.S. military small-arms ammo under the $37 million contract.

February Sees 79 Percent Increase in Sales Over 2020

February's gun-sales numbers are significantly more than they were last year, but is the pace slowing at all?

Review: 'U.S. Small Arms Of World War II'

Bruce Canfield's "U.S. Small Arms of World War II" is a rich tome complete with a wealth of information and impressive color photography.

In Country: Small Arms of the Vietnam War

It was more than half a century ago that American troops stepped up ground operations in the Republic of Vietnam. Here are some of the guns used by the guys on the ground.

Firearm Sales Heading Toward 20 Million Guns in 2020

According to forecasts performed by Small Arms Analytics & Forecasting, total 2020 firearm sales might top 20 million guns if trends hold steady.

Winchester Takes Control of Lake City Ammunition Plant

Winchester is now in charge of managing and operating the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, which is the largest supplier of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military.

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