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John Moses Browning & His Impact on Gun Design

Few firearm owners today recognize that the guns they enjoy for sport and count on...

Classic Guns: The 1891 Mosin-Nagant

The 1891 Mosin Nagant rifle is synonymous with “Mother Russia” and is intimately familiar to...

The Benét-Mercié Story: A French Machine Gun in the U.S. Military

What kind of lessons did the French-produced Benét-Mercié teach the U.S. military? Check out the...

Classic Guns: The Model 1886 Lebel

Did you know the first smokeless-powder, repeating military arm was fielded by France in the...

The M1917 Enfield: America's WWI Workhorse

Where the rubber meets the road, function matters a lot more than form. The M1917...

.308 Win. vs. 7.62 NATO: What's the Difference?

The .308 Win. and 7.62 NATO are popular calibers among tactical shooters, but what's the...

The Colt New Service Revolver: A 20th-Century Favorite

Developed during the twilight years of the 19th century, the Colt New Service revolver became...

Classic Guns: Winchester Model 1897 'Trench Gun'

Imagine a firearm so powerful that it was protested as a violation of war conventions....

Classic Guns: Lt. Donald Simpson Bell's Webley Mk V Revolver

In one of the bloodiest battles of World War I, the Webley Mk V proved...

WWI Battle Rifle: The Upgraded Mauser Gewehr 98 of 1918

The Mauser Gewehr 98 is a rifle that would become the progenitor of an entire...

Deciphering and Disassembling a WWI Handgun in .32 ACP

I recently inherited a family heirloom , a handgun that was carried by my great...

The .32 ACP: Can It Be Counted on for Self-Defense?

Many gun gurus consider .380 ACP to be the minimum personal-defense caliber, but what about...

The 1891 Mosin-Nagant: Russia's Bolt-Action Battle Rifle

The 1891 Mosin Nagant rifle is synonymous with “Mother Russia” and is intimately familiar to...

Putting Suppressed Rifle Systems to the Test

At the first-ever ElectroMedia Conclave in Wyoming, several companies provided suppressed rifle systems that were...

Fightin' Iron: M1917 Enfield Rifle

Where the rubber meets the road, function matters a lot more than form. The M1917...

The Webley Mk. V at the Somme

In one of the bloodiest battles of World War I, the Webley Mk. V proved...

The Thompson Turns 100

When John T. Thompson first began researching a portable hand-held automatic weapon in 1915 little...

The Gallipoli Gun

A self-firing SMLE? It must be Gallipoli.

Battle of Belleau Wood, Remembered

Ever wonder how US Marines came to be known as Devil Dogs?