Training America’s First Aerial Gunners
America was born as a nation of riflemen, and that foundation of marksmanship carried over to the fledgling pilots and aerial gunners training in America. One of the biggest problems that the Air Service faced, particularly in 1917, was an embarrassing lack of machine guns.
Guns Of The Battle Of Britain
While most think of the RAF when it comes to the Battle of Britain, the makeshift British Home Guard also played a key role in keeping the isles safe from German invaders.
I Have This Old Gun: American Lewis Light Machine Gun
In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the features and history of the American version of the Lewis Light Machine Gun in U.S. service from World War I to World War II.
ARTV Preview: Colt 'Potato Digger' and Lewis Gun, McMillan Z-1 Stock and Gewehr 88 Commission Rifle
On this week's episode of American Rifleman TV, we continue with the top ten machine guns of all time, with the Colt "Potato Digger" and Lewis Gun. We'll also take a look at the McMillan Z-1 stock along with the Gewehr 88 Commission Rifle.
'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.
The Keefe Report: The Guns of '1917'
One of the biggest film releases of the year is Sam Mendes' WWI epic, "1917." How accurate is it? American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe loops us in.
The Keefe Report: The Guns of “They Shall Not Grow Old“
Director Peter Jackson, the man behind The recent film adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings," decided to take on a project to gives voice to those British soldiers that fought in the Great War.
Irish Lewis Light Machine Guns In The United States
Col. Isaac Newton Lewis capitalized on the experimental drum-fed, air-cooled, McLean machine gun, developing a light machine gun that he hoped to sell to the U.S. government.
The Ivy Patch Gun
Ever go digging in an ivy patch? Imagine finding an artillery piece at the end of your trowel....
'The Devil of Antwerp': Father Of Aerial Combat Jan Olieslagers
The Belgian aviation pioneer used an FN Model 1900 in one of the first aerial gunfights in the skies over Europe during World War I.