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70 Years Of Service: The 1870/87/15 Vetterli-Vitali

While there are many military rifles that have seen extensive service, the Italian M1870/87/15 Vetterli-Vitali stands out as one of the longest-serving military rifles in any guise.

Rifleman Q&A: A Marine Corps M1917 Rifle?

This "USMC" marked M1917 rifle isn't what it appears to be, but it is a unique part of American military history.

This Old Gun: French RSC Modele 1917

The RSC Modele 1917 developed by France in World War I represented a huge technological leap for battle rifles and saw heavy use on the Western Front.

The 'Trench Gun' in World War I

During World War I American “Doughboys” went “over the top” with a fearsome, distinctly American arm—the trench shotgun.

Over There: Sniper Rifles and Shotguns in World War I

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment 'Over There! Part 8' to learn about the role of American snipers in World War I, the use of "trench gun" shotguns and the end of World War I.

The Beginnings of Marine Corps Marksmanship

The Marine Corps has long been regarded as some of the best marksmen in the United States Armed Forces, but that was not always the case. Here we look at the history and formation of the Marine Corps marksmanship practices.

I Have This Old Gun: Karabiner 98AZ

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the history and development of the Mauser designed Karabiner Model 98AZ carbine chambered in 8 mm Mauser and used in large numbers by Imperial Germany towards the end of World War I.

'Over There': U.S. Soldiers Under British Command In WWI

Watch this American Rifleman Television video segment "Over There! Part 7: No Finer Troops" to learn about U.S. soldiers of the 27th and 30th Infantry Divisions who fought on the Western Front under British command using British arms.

Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?

The British used Galilean optical sights during World War I to even the odds against German snipers, but how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.

This Old Gun: Gewehr 98

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the history and development of the Mauser designed Gewehr 98 service rifle chambered in 8 mm Mauser.

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