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A Flyboy’s Rifle: The Air Service ’03

Of all the many variants of the Model 1903 Springfield, one of the rarest—and most misunderstood—is the Air Service ’03, a rifle whose purpose remains a mystery even today.

The Pedersen Device: A Secret Weapon Of WWI

Though never used in combat, the innovative Pedersen Device was a potential solution to the horrors of trench warfare and a tribute to the genius of its designer.

Automatic Pistol, Caliber .30, Model of 1918

Officially adopted in the midst of our involvement in WWI, the Pedersen device was kept secret.

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