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SOVIET SNIPER By Denis Prisbrey
The M91/30-based Mosin-Nagant PU, Mother Russia’s 7.62x54R sharpshooter!

SOUTH AMERICA’S .45 SLABSIDES By Paul Scarlata
The Argentinian Modelo 1927 brought Colt’s classic 1911 south of the Rio Grande.

PERSIAN MAUSER By Paul Scarlata
Going hands on with the classic Iranian 8mm vzor 98/29 rifle!

CZECH MILITARY VZ. 82 By Mike Beliveau
This 9x18mm pistol exemplifies the independent streak of Czech weapon ingenuity!

32.22 SHORT MAGAZINE LEE-ENFIELD By Paul Scarlata
Rare and collectible rimfire training variant from the classic series of British military rifles.

CHINESE TYPE 56 7.62x39mm By Michael O. Humphries
Rare post-WWII SKS puts real combat-history in your hands.

MARTINI-HENRY .450 By Peter Suciu
Single-shot breechloader of the British Empire that heralded the changing face of modern warfare!

THE GREAT WAR’S GARAND By Garry James
France’s RSC M1917 helped estab- lish the viability of the semi-auto rifle in the trenches of World War I.

WEBLEY WILKINSON By Leroy Thompson
British .455 wheelguns reveal the lives of WWI-era warriors.

THE SWEDISH LAHTI By Paul Scarlata
Sweden’s intriguing adaptation of the classic 9×19 Finnish combat pistol.

THE OTHER BROOMHANDLE By Dennis Adler
Astra’s 7.63mm Model 900— the Spanish sibling of the classic Mauser C96.

TRAPDOOR SPRINGFIELD By William Bell
America’s famous breechloading military battle rifle!

GERMANY’S GARAND By Glenn Gilbert
The 8mm G43—the Third Reich’s semi-auto designed for the frontlines.

SOVIET NAGANT REVOLVER 82 By Denis Prisbrey
The fascinating Russian “gas seal” 7.62x38R M1895 combat service revolver!

CZECH VZOR 24 RIFLE 88 By Paul Scarlata
Classic Mauser-based service rifle that fought on all sides of conflicts around the world!

WAR-FORGED HELMETS By Peter Suciu
From the trenches to today— origins of the modern steel combat head covering.

M97 TRENCH GUN By Leroy Thompson
Winchester’s 12 gauge close- quarters scattergun that served in WWI and beyond!

M1 TREASURE HUNT By Michael O. Humphries
With a visit to the CMP, you get the opportunity to hand-select your perfect M1 Garand.

9×18 MAKAROV HANDLOADS By Mike Beliveau
Making cost-effective practice ammunition for this capable Soviet round.

SWEDISH MAUSERS By Paul Scarlata
The 6.5mm Gevär m/38 and the Karabin m/94 ensured that nation’s armed neutrality.

THE MYSTERIOUS MURATA By Garry James
With the end of Japan’s isolationism came trade, new weapons and the enigmatic Type 13 rifle!

NATIONAL VINTAGE RIFLE MATCH By Jorge Amselle
History comes alive with the CMP and a host of classic military firearms.

THE SWISS LUGER By Leroy Thompson
Classic .30 Luger combat pistol forged for use by Switzerland’s citizen solders!

NATIONAL MATCH TRIGGER By Walt Kuleck
How to tune the trigger on your classic M1 Garand.

REFERENCE BOOK REVIEWS A round up of informative books on historic firearms.

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