Gun History

Vintage gun history articles columns blogs advice from Gun Digest book and gun history columnists including Dan Shideler.


Q&A with ‘Targeted’ Director Jesse Winton

Targeted: Exposing the Gun Control Agenda is a documentary that cuts to the heart of the gun control debate and explains why gun rights are crucial to a free society. Check out our Q&A with writer and director Jesse Winton.

Hiram Percy Maxim is credited with the invention of the first firearms suppressor. Interestingly and logically enough, he also designed and manufactured automobile mufflers.

When Did Suppressors Come About?

Suppressors have been around for about a century now. Discover how the firearms accessory came about and its early days and uses.