Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the men of the 101st Airborne Division, their stories and the firearms they used during "The Great Crusade."
We all know about the M1 Garand and the Thompson submachine gun, but troops in Normandy used much more. See these 12 forgotten guns of the D-Day landings.
Tonight on American Rifleman TV: D-Day + 75—Pointe du Hoc; Springfield 1911 TRP 10 mm RMR; The First Ruger
The new season of American Rifleman TV premieres tonight on Outdoor Channel, with the ARTV staff continuing its journey through Normandy on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing.
A former editor of American Rifleman, Bill Shadel traded his typewriter for a uniform and went overseas as a war correspondent for this magazine some 75 years ago. Reprinted here is a report of the action he saw as originally published in the August 1944 issue.
During this 75th anniversary since the invasion at Normandy, ARTV staff continues its look at the Men & Guns of D-Day.