Some of the fun in collecting historical arms is that we’re sometimes confronted with interesting puzzles that appear to contradict...Read more
Sometimes a gun nickname is a term of endearment. Other times they stem from fear or detraction. Slang gun names...Read more
In the trenches along the frontlines of World War I, any look over the parapet could be the last one....Read more
Occasionally, someone will post an old “machine guns for sale” advertisement from the 1960s on one of the popular Class...Read more
After numerous more-or-less successful attempts to create a semi-automatic military rifle, the Italian Army officially introduced a self-loading rifle on...Read more
During the early days of U.S. military involvement in Vietnam, U.S. advisors were issued M1 and M2 carbines. When the...Read more
The United States’ direct military involvement in Vietnam ended in 1973. During most of the war, the standard “A” infantry...Read more
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