M1 Garand National Match Rifle

The M1 Garand National Match Rifle

The United States was the only country to provide a semi-automatic rifle as standard issue to its military forces from the onset of the war. In excess of five million M1 Garands were produced between 1936 and 1945.

The Smith & Wesson Military & Police Revolver

Smith & Wesson’s iconic revolver is one of the few things with stronger ties to law enforcement than the NRA.

How the U.S. and NRA Assisted the Allied Effort in WWII

Assisting the Allied war effort, in addition to American troops, were privately owned American firearms that were sent to Britain to help fight the Axis.

The Real-Life Exploits of Medal of Honor Recipient Joe Foss

Joe Foss’ real-life exploits were so incredible, they might read like fiction.

Colt New Frontier Model Revolver Made for John F. Kennedy

A Colt intended for President Kennedy extols the storied ties between the White House and the NRA.

The History of the Glock G17

A revolution in firearm design that begat a revolution in self-defense.

How the AR-15 Changed the Firearms World

From military service as a selective-fire variant to a proven hunting arm to the ideal home-defense rifle, the AR is perhaps the most important firearm of the last 6 decades.

NRA Museums Releases New 'Illustrated History of Firearms'

NRA Museums, in partnership with Gun Digest Media, has released a new edition of “The Illustrated History of Firearms.” The full-color, hardcover, 320-page work features more than 1,700 photos compiled by NRA Museums curators Jim Supica, Doug Wicklund and Philip Schreier.

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