Guns Of The Soviet Partisans In World War II
With every meter the Wehrmacht advanced into the Soviet Union, their supply lines seemed to grow exponentially longer. This provided ample opportunities for Soviet partisans to inflict casualties and destroy vital aspects of the German war machine, and they used an assortment of arms to accomplish their mission.
Reading A Rifle: The Story Of One Mosin-Nagant
Here's the story of one well-traveled, Mosin-Nagant rifle that had been born in one country, fought for another country and then fought for two more countries over a short span of only thirty years.
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.
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.
This Old Gun: Norwegian Model 1914 Pistol
In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the history and development of the Norwegian Model 1914 handgun chambered in .45 ACP, a close copy of the U.S. Colt M1911.
At The Range: Gewehr 98
Watch this American Rifleman "At The Range" video segment above to learn about the German Gewehr 98 service rifle chambered in 8 mm Mauser.
SIG Sauer GmbH Ended By Hostile Business Climate, Lack of Demand
A hostile German business climate against firearms manufacturers and a lack of demand led to the closure of the SIG Sauer GmbH plant in Eckernförde, Germany.
IWA Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns
The largest firearm trade show in Europe, IWA Outdoor Classics, postponed its annual meeting due to ongoing concerns over coronavirus.
Buck Marsh: An American Rifleman In The Battle For Germany
An infantryman with the 3rd Armored Division figures prominently in the bestselling book Spearhead. Now 95 years old, Buck Marsh relates some of his combat experiences as a rifleman armed with the M1 Garand from three-quarters of a century ago.
Video—I Have This Old Gun: Femaru 37M Pistol
The Femaru 37M pistol is a World War II-era Hungarian firearm—a period in which the country was allied with Nazi Germany.