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Fightin' Iron: The Model 1917 Revolver

Colt and Smith & Wesson’s 1917 wasn’t a byproduct of a designer’s drawing board, but of necessity.

The Classics: Remington M1903 Rifles in World War II

While the M1 Garand gets the most accolades for its service in World War II, M1903 bolt-action rifles made by Remington also served our forces well.

Fightin' Iron: The Four Johns of Firearm Design

Four inventors, all named John, designed iconic firearms used to defend America. Here's a look at their history and work.

Classic Guns: The M1903 Springfield Rifle

Designed in 1900, revised in 1901 and 1902, and formally drafted into service in 1903, the ’03 Springfield—or more officially, United States Rifle, Caliber .30, Model 1903—marked a turning point in the way the Army viewed the infantry rifle.

Classic Guns: PFC Ray Register's Springfield M1903A4 Sniper Rifle

Some classics never go out of style, they just get reinvented and repurposed. PFC Ray Register proved that point with his M1903A4 Springfield in the hedgerows of Normandy during WWII.

U.S. Rifles of WWI: The M1903 and M1917

America’s bolt-action infantry rifles came from two main camps, but both the M1903 Springfield and the M1917 Enfield were sturdy, stout options to fight the Kaiser’s forces.

M1 Garand vs. AR-15: Which is America's Rifle?

When it comes to awarding the title of "America's Rifle," there really are only two serious contenders: the M1 Garand and the AR-15. Which wins? We covered the issue thoroughly here.

Fightin' Iron: The Four Johns of Firearm Design

Four inventors, all named John, designed iconic firearms used to defend America. Here's a look at their history and work.

The History of the 1903 Springfield Rifle

Designed in 1900, revised in 1901 and 1902, and formally drafted into service in 1903, the ’03 Springfield—or more officially, United States Rifle, Caliber .30, Model 1903—marked a turning point in the way the Army viewed the infantry rifle.

Top Five Uses for a Mosin-Nagant

We've had a number of features lately on the ubiquitous Mosin-Nagant. Here's an "expert's" look at some alternative uses for this Soviet bolt-action staple.

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