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Weapons Of The Vietnam War

Run Through The Jungle: Vietnam War Weapons The brutality of the Vietnam War was the defining event of a generation. The decade long war unfolded during a time of cultural divide in the U.S. with mass media echoing voices of the counterculture in disapproval. Arts and entertainment became politicized with events like Woodstock ’69, resulting in some of the most …

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Best 308 Ammo: Hunting, Match, and Target Shooting

As far as short-action, high powered centerfire rifle calibers go, the .308 Winchester and its clone the 7.62X51mm NATO standard are the reigning champs. The ammo is cheap, easy to find, every possible type of bullet is available in it because it is so common, shares the exact same bullet as its stalwart big brother, the .30-06 Springfield (and even …

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Who Shot First? A History Of Famous Duels

Famous duels are the stuff from which legends are made. Dueling with pistols might seem cruel and senseless to men of the modern era, but it made perfect sense a couple of centuries ago when it was inextricably linked to male honor. Especially in the South, and before the Civil War, duels were a spectacle—sometimes attended by hundreds of people—that …

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Guide To Shooting A GSSF Match

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick The Glock Sport Shooting Foundation (GSSF) started in 1991 and annually holds over 50 competitions every year across the United States. These competitions are designed so that brand new shooters have a low barrier to entry and don’t need a lot of practice or experience to shoot. Steps To Prepare For A GSSF Match: •Sign Up …

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Best 300 Win Mag Ammo: The Best Long Range Hunting Cartridge?

The .300 Winchester Magnum, known as the .300 Win Mag, is a big, bad magnum power cartridge. Its metric dimensions are 7.62x67mm, which is 23.8% bigger than the popular .308 Winchester at 7.62x51mm, and 6.3% bigger than the .30-06 at 7.62x63mm. It uses the same bullets as the .308 and .30-06, but it pushes them a greater distance downrange with …

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