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Kent At War – Review by Phil Hodges
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Kent At War – Review by Phil Hodges

Someone once said ‘Never write a book for a book’s sake’and I would have to say I’m in total agreement….. Actually it was me who said that, which is why I quote it freely now…..that and because I’ve just ‘read’ KENT AT WAR 1939-1945. I say read but Kent at […]

WHO-Tube: Lee Enfield No. 4 Mki Service Rifle .303 British
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WHO-Tube: Lee Enfield No. 4 Mki Service Rifle .303 British

One of the most awesome rifles ever made. A well trained rifleman’s best friend. God bless our English neighbors who fought and died in WW2.

Top 5 Picks of WW2 Collectable Deactivated Sniper Rifles
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Top 5 Picks of WW2 Collectable Deactivated Sniper Rifles

THE SNIPER HAS lurked in the shadows of war for over two centuries evolving from paid assassin to the most highly trained of infantryman during World War Two, undertaking the most extraordinary missions. Little wonder then that in the field of collecting militaria, for many the sniper rifle is one […]

Faux vintage sniper rifles
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Faux vintage sniper rifles

dailycaller.com reports: By  Mike “Duke” Venturino, Guns Magazine Back in 2012 I did an article on faux full-autos, showing how modern day shooters can experience what some vintage full-autos felt like without the enormous expense and red tape involved in buying genuine ones. Well, vintage sniper rifles don’t necessarily involve much […]

Va. collector squares off with his home country over rare, World War II rifle
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Va. collector squares off with his home country over rare, World War II rifle

The Washington Post reports: Of all the weapons in his personal collection, Kristopher Gasior always cherished the wz.38M Maroszek rifle the most. The gun — one of only a handful in the world — came from Poland, his home country, and it was produced in the war that claimed his […]

The Remington M1917 Enfield Rifle: A forgotten veteran?
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The Remington M1917 Enfield Rifle: A forgotten veteran?

Most US firearms collectors are well aware of the legendary Springfield 1903 and the M1 Garand. A firearm that actually served harder and saw more combat, the M1917, rarely gets the attention it deserves. The Enfield Origins of the M1917 When the great empires of Europe let slip the dogs […]

The .303 British: The Round that Built an Empire
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The .303 British: The Round that Built an Empire

From the conquest of South Africa through the launching of Sputnik, Britain embraced the .303 round as its military standard. Tens of millions of British soldiers relied on it during its sixty-nine year legacy on the front lines. “It’s safe to say it played a major role in shaping our […]

5 Failed Rifle Designs
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5 Failed Rifle Designs

Ever since the first firearm design was traced out, shooters have looked to make a better one. This path has led to hundreds of innovative and ground breaking designs, establishing new standards and ultimately moving the modernization of firearms in a positive direction. Then, there are those that just plain […]

The Lee Enfield: The British Empire’s Rifle
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The Lee Enfield: The British Empire’s Rifle

Capturing the essence of a rifle that has seen active service for more than a century is complex.  The Lee Enfield is, by all accounts, a solid battle rifle.  As the go-to rifle for the British Empire for the first half of the twentieth century, the Lee Enfield has seen […]

Top 5 Picks of WW2 Collectable Deactivated Sniper Rifles
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Top 5 Picks of WW2 Collectable Deactivated Sniper Rifles

THE SNIPER HAS lurked in the shadows of war for over two centuries evolving from paid assassin to the most highly trained of infantryman during World War Two, undertaking the most extraordinary missions. Little wonder then that in the field of collecting militaria, for many the sniper rifle is one […]

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