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Get Off My Lawn: Great WWII Guns for Home Defense

While purpose-built, modern firearms are all the rage for personal protection, don’t discount that old...

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless

Considered quaint today, the Colt .32 ACP Pocket Hammerless designed by John Moses Browning played...

Tip: You Are Responsible for Your Own Safety

So far, 2020 has turned out to be quite a surprise for all of us.

The Classics: France's MAS-36 Bolt-Action Rifle

France’s mid-20th-century battle rifle was designed, as many were at the time, around a specific...

The M1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle

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Classic Guns: The M3 'Grease Gun'

The M3 “Grease Gun” saw plentiful action in World War II, a testament to American...

Review: Brownells BRN-10

For fans of the earliest versions of the AR platform, Brownells released its short-action BRN-10A,...

Classic Guns: The PIAT at Arnhem

What do you use to destroy a tank at close range? Why, a horizontal mortar,...

Classics: Sterling Submachine Gun

If war has a silver lining, it is firearm development, and one of World War...

WWII-Era Firearms Used during 36th Best Ranger Competition

In honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the 36th annual Best Ranger Competition featured...

Classic Guns: The FN-49

The FAL might be the “right arm of the free world,” but there was an...

Classic Guns: Gewehr G41(M)

Before the development of the well-known Gewehr G43, there was the Gewehr G41(M) "gas-trap" design...

Classic Guns: The M41 Carcano

Changing its military rifle during wartime was a mistake for Italy, but that doesn't take...

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...

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...

Classic Guns: Colt Model 1908 General Officer's Pistol

Even Colt’s diminutive .380 ACP found its way to war. Here's an example of the...

The Thompson at Anzio: Last Stand of S/N 169807

The Thompson submachine gun, also known as the “Chicago Typewriter,” had a distinguished military career...

Classic Guns: Japanese Type 99 Arisaka Rifle

The Japanese Type 99 Arisaka earned a negative reputation during WWII, though much of the...

New for 2018: Auto-Ordnance 'Squadron' 1911

Part of Auto-Ordnance's growing lineup of custom 1911 pistols, the "Squadron" 1911 pays homage to...

.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...
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