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Greatest Sniper Duels In History

Legendary Sniper Duels Sniper duels are the stuff of which legends are created and movies are produced. But from a historical perspective, it’s often hard to differentiate between fact and myth. There are more than a few entertaining films—JFK and The Untouchables come to mind quickly—that are fun to watch but bear only a slight […]

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Best 9mm Ammo: Plinking, Training & Home Defense

Without question, the 9mm cartridge is the best-selling pistol cartridge in the world. This isn’t a surprise, it’s the NATO standard. Used by roughly 30 nations as their preferred military sidearm caliber. The U.S. military alone has several million 9mm pistols and stores billions of rounds of 9mm for the Armed Forces to train with […]

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Best AK-47 Ammo: 7.62×39 Steel VS Brass

In terms of shear mass, in straight numbers, the 7.62x39mm is far and away the preeminent battle rifle caliber in the world. With over 100 million AK-47 and its clones having been produced it’s not hard to see why. That’s not a misprint, and it does not include the VZ-58, SKS, or the slew of […]

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The Weapons Of World War II

Rifles, Pistols, and Guns: A History of World War II Weapons It was the deadliest war in the history of humanity. Nearly every country on the globe played some part in World War Two, and when it finally ended in 1945, an estimated 60 to 70 million people, including military and civilians, had lost their […]

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Best .17 HMR Ammunition

The precocious toddler of the rimfire family, the .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire (HMR) is a fiery youngster with a reputation for running a little hot under the collar. It is a spicy little number which is well suited for small varmints and does well knocking off prairie dogs, raccoons, and any other little creatures who […]

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