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FN Mausers and the Fight for Israel

When Israel declared its independence in 1948, it acquired rifles—including some used by the Germans during World War II—from any source it could find. New Mausers made at FN saw service in the Israeli War of Independence, and on through the Six-Day War.

Cold War Warriors—The Men and Guns of Special Forces Berlin

While the Iron Curtain still stood, U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers in Berlin prepared for daring and secret missions behind Warsaw Pact lines with clandestine arms in the event the Cold War went hot. Ever heard of the Welrod? How about the MPK?

A Look Back at the Walther P38

While Walther’s P38 may have lacked the “fineness” and graceful lines of its predecessor the P08, nor the legendary thump of the .45-caliber 1911, it marks the starting point of the modern day service pistol.

Gallery: Guns of Operation Market Garden

In September 1944, American and British airborne troops jumped into Nazi-occupied Holland in a desperate gamble to end the Second World War by Christmas.

I Have This Old Gun: Walther P38

I Have This Old Gun: Walther P38

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