Military Firearms

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...

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.