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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.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: The Men and Guns of the Pacific War, Part 5

Check out this week's preview of American Rifleman TV where the crew heads to Iwo Jima for Part 5 of our series on The Men and Guns of the Pacific War.

Keefe Report: Hell on Wheels Sixgun

As season five of AMC’s popular “Hell on Wheels” winds down for the year on Saturday at 9 p.m., the guns used in the show have been the source of questions—TV guns always are.

The Guns of Manassas, 1861

The Union and Confederate armies faced each other for the first time near Bull Run Creek in Northern Virginia, armed primarily with a hodgepodge of obsolescent smoothbores.

Winchester Lever-Actions Go To War

Although the U.S. military snubbed lever-action Winchesters, other nations, attracted by their innovation or just desperate for arms, used them from nearly the company’s inception through the mud and blood of the Great War and into the Spanish Civil War.

Tower Enfield Musket

Find out more about a British Enfield 1853 pattern rifle-musket assembled at the Tower of London, England.

Fourth/Fifth Model Burnside Carbine

While the Fourth Model Burnside Carbines are the least valuable, it is not unusual to find them in virtually unfired condition.

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