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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.

Valuable Service: The U.S. Model of 1917 Revolvers

Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.

The 1886/93 Lebel: France's Great War Masterpiece

This innovative 8 mm bolt-action repeater, which performed extraordinary service during World War I, was also one of the most important military arms in history.

"Over There:" U.S. Marines At Belleau Wood

Watch this American Rifleman TV segment "Over There: Part Three" to learn about the United States Marine Corps and its guns at the Battle of Belleau Wood during World War I.

'Crack Marksmen': Canada's Aboriginal Snipers in WWI

Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I were Chippewa, Cree, Blackfeet, Mohawk, Iroquois and Inuit men who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.

'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.

Video—I Have This Old Gun: Webley MK VI

Join some noted firearm historians investigating the history of the Webley MK VI.

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.

Tested: Mossberg Retrograde 590A1 12-ga. Shotgun

This modern tactical shotgun is dressed up with the features of a World War I-era combat pump-action.

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