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Noted sniping authority and historian Maj. John L. Plaster, USAR (Ret.) has been working on a new book on sniping in World War I. Did you know American snipers were trained at both Camp Perry and Quantico? How were they trained? And what lessons did they bring back from the

The full national mobilization of World War II brought the realities of the conflict to all 48 states, and it brought armed men in uniform to train stations, beaches, and city streets. Service members were called on to stand guard at defense plants and military installations, as well as the

In “The Guns of the Mediterranean,” veteran speaker and American Rifleman contributing writer Martin K.A. Morgan transports us to the Second World War as it raged across the Mediterranean Basin from Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, to Malta, Sicily and Italy. In battles at El Alamein, Kasserine Pass, Monte Cassino, and

When Florida adopted a Stand Your Ground law in 2005, it not only protected law-abiding citizens’ right to self-defense, but also birthed a movement that began sweeping the country state by state. Steadily, states throughout the South and Midwest—including the upper Midwest—began instituting laws that erased any requirement that a

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Saint Petersburg, Fla. –-(Ammoland.com)- SB Tactical, inventors and manufacturers of the Pistol Stabilizing Brace, is excited to announce that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) has issued SB Tactical a reversal letter containing a sensible clarification of the Bureau’s position on

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- The term “match grade” does get used a fair amount when it comes to both firearms, components and ammunition. Does it actually mean anything, or for that matter, does it mean anything anymore? It’s something to wonder about prior to spending money on

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Virginia – -(Ammoland.com)- Virginia Citizens Defense League member Carter Garnett, sent me a photo of a “no guns” sign which says, “No concealed weapons allowed on this property,” which is posted on the door of Pelican Products in Front Royal, Va. Pelican Products produces custom cases and

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- It is no secret I am a big fan of Alien Gear Holsters. I have a few inside the waistband holsters by Alien Gear and I have a few outside the waistband holsters by them as well. I really like the products

Article first appeared at Ammo Land. Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2017/04/sharpshooters-snipers-history/#ixzz4ezPQjYXi Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Follow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Your body won’t go where your mind has never been” ~ Training Axiom Sharpshooters and Snipers: The American Revolutionary War pitted Colonial frontiersmen

Accuracy X announced the launch of its innovative Multi-Sight System designed for the 1911 platform, which allows 1911 pistol owners to equip their guns with a wide range of sighting options, including popular micro red-dot sights. The system works through the use of the patent-pending modular replacement system that provides