New Field Editor Martin K.A. Morgan's first column appears in the January 2015 issue.
Perhaps the most iconic rifle of the Cold War (after the AK-47), the FAL was manufactured in a number of West-leaning countries and saw extensive service.
A self-firing SMLE? It must be Gallipoli.
Even in its twilight years, the Uzi was still a force to be reckoned with.
In one of the bloodiest battles of World War I, the Webley Mk. V proved itself in the hands of a hero.
The Heckler & Koch MP5 is one of the most recognizable submachine guns that remains in service worldwide.
Although many small arms were destined to see action in the hands of Allied soldiers during World War II, not all made the cut.
Destined to bring out the best or the worst in a Soldier, combat also forged reputations for the battle rifles they used. Some were deserved, some were not.
Long before the SA80, the F2000 or the Tavor, the FAMAS brought the compactness of a bullpup to a major world power’s military.
The Thompson submachine gun, also known as the “Chicago Typewriter,” had a distinguished military career in addition to its Prohibition-era prominence.