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.

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 M2 Carbine

Designed in the closing days of World War II, the M1 Garand’s little brother had a full-automatic option.

Fightin' Iron: How the H-34 Helicopter Changed the Face of Combat

Perhaps the single greatest tool in the Marine Corps has a blade—a rotor blade.

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 World War II gun for home defense.

Fighting' Iron: The Fall of the Reising Submachine Gun

Sometimes, what looks like a great idea on paper turns out to be not-so-great in the field. Such was the case with the Reising Submachine Gun, chambered in .45 ACP.

The Classics: Remington M1903 Rifles in World War II

While the M1 Garand gets the most accolades for its service in World War II, M1903 bolt-action rifles made by Remington also served our forces well.

Fightin' Iron: Leland “Lou” Diamond

Being salty isn’t always a bad thing.

Claim a Historical SMLE Rifle and Support NRA-ILA

Century Arms and Bud’s Gun Shop have teamed up to offer a limited number of authentic Short Magazine Enfield Number 1 Mark III rifles (SMLE) to support the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA).

Wild West Wheelguns: The Top 4 Frontier Revolvers

While Sam Colt has been credited for making men equal, his popular Peacemaker was but one of many handguns that won the West.

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