Military Surplus 2015
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8 FORGOTTEN FRENCH WARRIOR
By Peter Suciu
Born from the experiences of trench warfare, the MAS 36 is a classic battle rifle!

14 TOP 10 BATTLE CLASSICS
By Nick Jacobellis
Some of the best Axis and Allied weaponry of World War II and beyond.

20 JOHNSON AUTO-CARBINE
By Bruce N. Canfield
Ultra-rare .30-06 that represented a new way of thinking about small arms design.

26 TOKAREV’S EMPIRE
By Maxim Popenker
The battle-tested Soviet TT design inspired variants around the world!

32 BRAZILIAN FAL REBORN
By Michael O. Humphries
DS Arms’ custom rebuild of a classic IMBEL 7.62x51mm rifle.

38 GUERRILLA CARBINE
By Leroy Thompson
China’s 7.62x54R Type 53 has served in hot spots around the world!

44 M1917 U.S. ENFIELD
By Bruce N. Canfield
Battle-born .30-06 trench fighter that ably served American troops in both World Wars!

50 C96 BROOMHANDLE
By Robert Shell
This revolutionary 7.63x25mm Mauser pistol heralded the era of the autoloader!

56 M1903A4 SNIPER
By Bruce N. Canfield
Developed for our troops in the desperate early days of World War II!

62 TOP 15 SURPLUS GUN UPGRADES
By Robert Sadowski
Update your classic warhorse with some of today’s top accessories.

66 SURPLUS ON SCREEN
By John Fasano
Some of the world’s greatest wartime weapons starring in Hollywood blockbusters!

70 ITALIAN M38 CARCANO
By Ralph Riccio
Rugged and reliable, this handy carbine served capably during World War II.

76 POST-WAR P.1 WALTHERS
By Glenn Gilbert
A time-tested 9mm design reinvented by the realities of post-war Europe.

82 RAISING THE BAR
By Bruce N. Canfield
The M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle gave our troops the edge in the trenches and beyond!

86 BALKANS BATTLE RIFLE
By Paul Scarlata
The Mauser-pattern Puška M.24/47 that armed the ambitions of the former Yugoslavia.

92 TOJO’S GARANDS
By W. Darrin Weaver
Japan’s experimental self-loading rifles of World War II.

96 MKI JUNGLE CARBINE
By Leroy Thompson
The compact, powerful and collectible British .303 bolt-action carbine.

100 GREAT WAR HELMETS
By Peter Suciu
Rediscovering the American experimental prototypes of World War I.

104 CIVIL WAR WHEELGUN
By Dennis Adler
The fascinating and highly collectible Colt 1860 Army .44 revolver.

110 WINCHESTER MODEL 12 TRENCH GUN
By Leroy Thompson
Rock-solid 12 gauge that served U.S. troops in World War II, Korea and Vietnam!

116 THE FRENCH GRAS
By Garry James
The Fusil Modèle 1874 served as France’s first metallic-cartridge bolt action!

120 BRITAIN’S FIRST AUTOLOADER
By Leroy Thompson
Webley & Scott’s .455 Model 1912 Mk I Navy, a trailblazing military pistol!

124 WARTIME HOLSTERS
By Dennis Adler
Classic military carry rigs from the early 20th century.

128 CLASSIC COMBAT CARTRIDGES
By Dr. Martin D. Topper
Top 10 battle-proven military cartridges from around the world.

130 REFERENCE BOOK REVIEWS
By Michael O. Humphries

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