Military Firearms

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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...

Model 1917

The Model 1917: A Great Old Revolver

  One of the best double-action sixguns ever produced, the Model 1917 is a big-bore gem. Whether a Colt or Smith & Wesson, it’s still a good idea. Just for you nostalgia buffs and collectors, we’re going to take a look at the Model 1917, for no other reason than the fact that it...

What do you get when you cross an AR with an AK? You get the Rock River Arms LAR-47, which accepts AK-47 mags and is chambered in 7.62 X 39 Russian.

ARs of Russian Inspiration

You can have an American AR-style rifle inspired by the AK-47 and chambered for the heavy-hitting Russian 7.62 X 39 cartridge.

Tactical Pistol Shooting, 2nd Ed.

Book Giveaway: How Long Did You Serve?

To recognize the military service of so many of our readers, this week one lucky winner will receive the "Standard Catalog of Military Firearms" by Phillip Peterson and "Tactical Pistol Shooting" by Erik Lawrence.

Alabama Gun Collector's Association

Alabama Gun Collectors Association Tribute Show

The Alabama Gun Collector’s Association is sponsoring an “Honor the Veteran” Gun Show on March 26-27 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. The show will feature a reunion of the last three remaining B29 airmen of the 509th Composite Group which participated in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan...

National Gun Day 24th Anniversary Gun Show

The National Gun Day Show and the Show of Shows Military Show is the largest event of its kind in the World with over 3500 tables between the two separate shows. If you have never been there, you do not know what you are missing.