Military Firearms

??) The author’s 1943 M1, about 1986, by which time the barrel had been replaced, displayed and photographed here with vintage ammo and U.S.M.C. militaria, on a World War II vintage camouflaged shelter half.

The Ever Popular and Collectable M1 Garand

Touted as the greatest battle rifle ever, the M1 Garand's is one of America's most storied firearms. The M1's rich history continues to grow today, as this rifle remains a popular option among collectors and competitors.

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Gunstruction Review: Online AR-15 Builder

This online AR-15 builder takes window shopping to a whole new level with interactive controls and the ability to accessorize your dream AR with top-of-the-line real-world accessories.

George Patton Quotes

Gun Quotes: General George S. Patton on How to “Git ‘er Done”

  When it comes to gun quotes, we’re pretty sure Patton’s take on management skills is how most of the world’s guns, including our own military firearms, came to be invented. “Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” —General George S....

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Johnny Reb and His Guns

The Civil War was a turning point in American history. Edward R. Crews describes the different weapons used by the Union and the Confederates and how the quality and availability of arms affected the outcome of the war.

Marine Corps Times

Marine Corps Declares Gear for Marksmanship Qualifications

Marines were recently issued a new directive concerning what gear and weapons they can use for their annual marksmanship qualifications. According to The Marine Corps Times, a Marine administrative message, released on March 12, 2012, noted that, “Only individual rifles, their designated optics, and pistols that are current Marine Corps programs of record are...