Gun Digest Annual Books

Articles taken from the history of the Gun Digest book, which dates back to 1944.

70 Years of Gun Digest

70 Years of Gun Digest

Since World War II, Gun Digest has been the gun book by which all others are measured.


Gun Price Guide Winner Announced

Thanks to everyone who entered for a chance to win the "2013 Standard Catalog of Firearms." With detailed identification information, 7,500+ photos and more than 110,000 gun prices, this is a must-have book for any gun library.

Give Gun Digest - the Ultimate Gift!

Good Gifts for Gun Owners

The truth is, gun owners are hard to buy for. Here are some gift ideas for gun lovers that virtually anyone who collects guns or shoots will appreciate.

Read Charles Askins' gun review for the 44 Magnum in the 1957 "Gun Digest"

Looking Back: Col. Charles Askins Reviews the 44 Magnum

Back in the 1957 edition of "Gun Digest," Col. Charles Askins wrote a gun review for the 44 Magnum. It occurs to me that some of us may not have been around to read it then, and it might be fun to introduce new readers to this classic "Gun Digest" material. And for those...

Gun Digest 1944-2013 3-Disc Set

“Gun Digest” Book Archive Winner Announced

Thanks to everyone who commented for a chance to win the giveaway. It has been great to hear from long-time followers of Gun Digest, others like us who enjoy reading everything we can about guns. And, a hearty welcome to the many newer readers. We're glad you found us, and we hope you like...

Gun Digest: The World's Greatest Gun Book

Gun Digest: Is It a Book or a Magazine??

Those who have been reading "Gun Digest" for some time may be familiar with both the book and the magazine, but for our newer readers, here's a quick primer (and a great offer to save $ when you order both!).