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Classics: Kar 98k Mauser

by Garry James 0

From the time it was introduced, the Model 1898 Mauser, with its controlled feed bolt-action system was recognized for the… more »


Frank Hamer & The Rangers

by G&A Staff 0

A young Frank Hamer — the legendary lawman who helped bring down the notorious Bonnie and Clyde — wears a… more »


Charlie Wilson at War

by G&A Staff 0

The U.S. had nothing whatsoever to do with these people’s decision to fight,” said former Rep. Charlie Wilson, D-Tx., “but… more »


The Model 1879 Springfield Trapdoor Carbine

by Garry James 0

By the time the Civil War ended, there was no doubt that the self-contained metallic cartridge was the wave of… more »


The Royal Irish Constabulary Carbine

by Garry James 0

Over the years, many have pointed to Britain’s “unarmed” police forces as an example of what can be done to… more »


Seven Decades of the Weatherby Mark V

by Stan Trzoneic 0

Out of all the one-man operations in the past dealing with the making of rifles and related gear, Roy Weatherby’s… more »


Boddington’s Bucket List Guns

by Craig Boddington 0

So, what guns should you shoot before you cast off this earthly veil? I suppose such a list would be… more »


The 1983 World IPSC Championship Top 16

by G&A Staff 0

The competitors in the 1983 IPSC World Shoot VI may have accomplished more for the gun industry than any other… more »


The Spanish-Built Ruby Pistol

by Garry James 0

Despite the fact that Europe had been expecting some sort of major conflict for almost 20 years, when war finally… more »


Classics: Springfield 1911 Government Model

by Garry James 0

Today, the 1911 Government Model, in all its incarnations, is one of the most popular pistols in the world. However,… more »


The First Shot Fired from an Airplane

by G&A Staff 0

Lt. Jacob E. Fickel fired the first shot from an airplane on August 20, 1910, at Sheepshead Bay race track… more »


WWI Wheelgun: The S&W Model 1917

by Garry James 0

Following the sinking of the liner RMS Lusitania in 1915 and the interception of the “Zimmerman Telegram” (in which Germany… more »


The British Martini-Henry Rifle

by Garry James 0

Some 1,450 men of Lord Chelmsford’s command lay dead on the South African plain at Isandhlwana. A force of 20,000… more »


Touring a Chinese AK47 Factory

by Garry James 0

Back in the late 1980s, an AK47 coming into the United States had been produced in the People’s Republic of China…. more »


Classics: 1891 Mosin-Nagant Rifle

by Garry James 0

Like its successor, the AK-47, the Model 1891 Mosin-Nagant and its numerous variations was one of the most widely dispersed… more »


The .35 Whelen Story

by Layne Simpson 0

Remington forever legitimized the .35 Whelen when it began loading it in 1988. Eventually, Big Green would offer it in… more »


Elmer Keith & Jack O’Connor’s Ruger No. 1s

by G&A Online Editors 0

Guns & Ammo caught up with Senior Editor Garry James at the 2016 NRA Show, where we saw two Ruger… more »


A Short History of Weatherby

by Craig Boddington 0

The year was 1945, and the country was euphoric over its victory in World War II, first in Europe, then… more »


A Sleeping Giant: The Nepalese Bira Gun

by Garry James 0

Though the Bira gun was designed toward the end of the 19th century, its actual story begins several decades earlier,… more »


AK-47 Cutaway: A Soviet Teaching Aid

by Marco Vorobiev 0

I am not being sarcastic when I say “teaching aid.” I had the pleasure of observing this curiosity in operation… more »


The French Model 1874 Gras Rifle

by Garry James 0

Despite being armed with a superior breechloader, France’s defeat by the Prussians in 1871 was both ignominious and unexpected. During… more »


A History of the 10mm Auto

by Tom Beckstrand 0

Most of our readers know that Colonel Jeff Cooper loved the 1911 and thought that it was and is the… more »


America’s First Fifty: The .50-70 Centerfire

by Garry James 0

When most people think of an American military .50 caliber, the round that comes to mind (deservedly so) is the… more »


Sniper Supreme: Model 41B Swedish Mauser

by Garry James 0

If you’re going to be neutral, it’s wise to have a damned good military capability. There’s probably nothing harder to… more »


The Iconic M1 Garand

by Garry James 0

The American GI had a great advantage in World War II: He went into the fight carrying the best battle… more »


Classics: P.08 Luger

by Garry James 0

The Luger, P.08 or Parabellum–whatever you choose to call it–could very reasonably be considered the most important automatic pistol ever…. more »

The Firearms of FN fabrique nationale

The Untold FN Story

by Eric Poole and Garry James 0

It’s very unusual to find a company more than 125 years old that appears to have more history ahead of… more »


A Soviet Workhorse: The DP-28 Machine Gun

by Garry James 0

The old saying “beauty is as beauty does” is particularly apt for the Soviet DP-28 machine gun and its progeny…. more »


Classics: 1903 Springfield Rifle

by Garry James 0

There are those who, with some justification, consider the U.S. Model 1903 Springfield to be the most beautiful bolt-action military… more »


First Look: Winchester Model 1866 150th Anniversary

by G&A Online Editors 0

The Winchester Model 1866 is known as one of the iconic rifles of the American West. More importantly, it was… more »

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