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History

A Picture from History: Thomas Hall

We take a look at Sergeant Thomas Hall -- an American solider that took out a German machine gun nest with just a bayonet during World War I. (Read)

Rifle

Colt CAR-15 Models Explained: More Than a Carbine

When you think of the CAR-15, you probably see a carbine but what if we told you the CAR-15 is more than just a carbine; it's an entire family of firearms.  (Read)

History

What Happened to the Benelli B76?

In 1976, Benelli produced a very interesting handgun, the B76. We take a look at this inertia driven handgun and find out what happened to it... (Read)

History

A Picture from History: Oleg Penkovsky

We look into Oleg Penkovsky, a Soviet double agent who funneled thousands of intelligence documents to the West during the Cold War. (Read)

History

A Picture from History: Checkpoint Charlie

In October 1961, a tense standoff between Americans and Soviet tanks brews on the border of Checkpoint Charlie at the Berlin Wall... (Read)

History

What Happened to the Alchemy Arms Spectre?

We take a look at the Alchemy Arms Spectre -- a unique pistol that blended Glock and 1911 design components. Why did it fail? Come find out. (Read)

History

A Picture from History: The Shores of Tripoli

In this Picture from History, we take a look into the First Barbary War in the early 1800s, which saw U.S. Marines landing in Tripoli. (Read)

History

What Happened to the Colt Double Eagle?

We take a look into the Colt Double Eagle and ultimately talk about what led to this handgun's demise. (Read)

History

A Picture from History: The Battle of Yorktown

We’ve learned about Lexington and Concord...but what about the final battle of the Revolutionary War that secured American independence. (Read)

History

What Happened to the Garrow Arms Development 17HMR?

We take a look at the Garrow Arms Development 17HMR upper to see what happened to this gas-operated .17 HMR upper for AR-15s. (Read)

History

A Picture from History: The Battle of Leipzig

The 1813 Battle of Leipzig, part of the Napoleonic Wars, pitted 12 militaries against each other in the largest battle in European history before WWI. (Read)

History

Ernest Hemingway’s Guns: The Author’s Favorite Firearms

Ernest Hemingway was an acclaimed author but also an avid gun owner. Come find out what firearms were in his collection. (Read)

History

The Japanese Nambu Pistol: History Behind the Gun

Its distinct looks, military history, and background make the Nambu an interesting historical collector’s piece. Today, we take a look at this pistol! (Read)

Pistol

What Happened to the USFA ZiP .22?

We take a look at a real novelty of the mid-2000s...the USFA ZiP .22...an affordable and fun plinker that ultimately disappeared. Why? Come find out... (Read)
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