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Impact Weapons for Self-Defense: Training & Skill-Building

Impact Weapons for Self-Defense: Training & Skill-Building

If you’re serious about self-defense, you should consider that you won’t always be able to...
Classic Guns: The 1891 Mosin-Nagant

Classic Guns: The 1891 Mosin-Nagant

The 1891 Mosin Nagant rifle is synonymous with “Mother Russia” and is intimately familiar to...
Fightin' Iron: Applegate-Fairbairn Knife

Fightin' Iron: Applegate-Fairbairn Knife

Many edged-weapon enthusiasts have heard of the Fairbairn-Sykes commando dagger, but what about the post-World...
Fightin' Iron: The Purple Heart

Fightin' Iron: The Purple Heart

Planning for war requires more than the production of weapons and munitions. Here's the story...
Classics: Sterling Submachine Gun

Classics: Sterling Submachine Gun

If war has a silver lining, it is firearm development, and one of World War...
The .44 Magnum: A History

The .44 Magnum: A History

What began as a handgun round for hunters and outdoorsmen proved equally effective in combat.
Elmer Keith & The Golden Years of Gun-Writing

Elmer Keith & The Golden Years of Gun-Writing

Today's firearm publications are full of articles that are quite different from those written in...
Classic Guns: The Huntsman Sporting Knife

Classic Guns: The Huntsman Sporting Knife

Think the “spy-with-crazy-gadgets” movement started with James Bond? Guess again. Here's a look at the...
Classic Guns: USMC M40A1 Sniper Rifle

Classic Guns: USMC M40A1 Sniper Rifle

Under the nom de guerre of the M40A1, the Remington 700 has served our Marines...
Classic Guns: Mauser Tank Gewehr

Classic Guns: Mauser Tank Gewehr

Designed to penetrate the armor of the earliest tanks on the battlefields of World War...
Fightin' Iron: Modified Military Weapons You've Never Seen

Fightin' Iron: Modified Military Weapons You've Never Seen

Weapons, like plans, occasionally need to be modified once hostilities commence. Here are a few...
Classic Guns: The Bodeo Revolver

Classic Guns: The Bodeo Revolver

Known by those who carried it as Coscia d’agnello (“leg of lamb”), the Bodeo revolver...
Rifles in the Sky: Airborne Troops Then and Now

Rifles in the Sky: Airborne Troops Then and Now

As we honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, our resident expert offers reflections on the...
Review: TISAS Regent BR9

Review: TISAS Regent BR9

Thanks to Brownells, the Hi Power design has returned to the American gun market in...
Review: Smith & Wesson PC Model 19 Carry Comp

Review: Smith & Wesson PC Model 19 Carry Comp

One of Smith & Wesson’s latest wheelguns from its Performance Center offers a new twist...
Fightin' Iron: The Four Johns of Firearm Design

Fightin' Iron: The Four Johns of Firearm Design

Four inventors, all named John, designed iconic firearms used to defend America. Here's a look...
Review: Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

Review: Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

The ultimate flying gun is still the best source of close air support for today’s...
The Colt SSP: One That Got Away

The Colt SSP: One That Got Away

Sometimes even firearms with innovative designs just don’t catch on. Such is the case with...
Mossberg at 100: A Thriving Company & Legacy

Mossberg at 100: A Thriving Company & Legacy

Celebrating 100 years old in 2019, O. F. Mossberg & Sons is America's oldest family-owned...
The Golden Age: Smith & Wesson in the Mid-20th Century

The Golden Age: Smith & Wesson in the Mid-20th Century

Some of Smith & Wesson’s finest firearms made it from drawing board to production during...
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