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praise the lord and pass the ammunition

Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.” Like many others, you may have wondered where it came from.  Some older adults will recall hearing it in the hit song from 1942. Associating it with America’s involvement in World War II. Others will have heard the phrase occasionally without giving much […]

General Douglas MacArthur

General Douglas MacArthur: Quartermaster General

General Douglas MacArthur was a man of rare antinomy. While his bravery is legendary, historians equally well-documented his failures. President Trump called MacArthur his favorite military leader, however, President Harry Truman was not enamored. Having removed him from command during the Korean War because he “wouldn’t respect the authority of the President.” In an article […]

a photo illustrating the history of the mosin nagant rifle

History of the Mosin Nagant Rifle

On the American market, the 1891 Mosin Nagant has gone from bargain beater to a prized mil surplus possession. All in the span of a few, perplexingly short years. In some ways, the astronomical prices of Garands, Mausers, and Enfields generated an increased demand for WWII-era pieces by younger collectors. The Mosin fell at a […]

a photo of a man shooting the best mosin nagant ammo outdoors

Best Mosin Nagant Ammo

By Guy J. Sagi Mosin-Nagants are often homely, always loud and not generally known to be precision rifles. However, if you go to a gun show, you’ll notice a line at the dealer tables to purchase these historical long guns. So why are these surplus rifles so desirable? For starters, they are budget-friendly. Plus, Mosin […]

Wanted: Most Valuable Pistols

The Most Valuable Pistols For Collectors Why do people collect pistols? Well, you could put that type of question to those who collect coins, stamps, rare books, or even butterflies. If you ask one hundred of them, you’ll get about that many different responses. Simply put, certain individuals have developed a passion for searching for […]