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In September 1944, Allied forces in Europe launched a large-scale operation into the German-occupied Netherlands. Codenamed “Market Garden,” the goal of the operation was to create an opening in German defenses in the occupied nation and secure a route for Allied advances through the Netherlands, over the Rhine River, and …

In 1918, Oy Tikkakoski Ab, better known today as simply Tikka, began making gun components in central Finland. Two years later, it acquired the machinery to manufacture its own barrels. By 1927, the company was producing those worn by the Mosin-Nagants issued to the nation’s military. Complete, Three-Line M27 versions of that …

Shooting at the very edge of your skills envelope requires tremendous mental focus and well-developed shooting awareness. However, some shooters believe that shooting awareness and mental focus are one in the same. They are not. Using pistol shooting (combat or competition) as an example, what is the difference between the …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2022 Philadelphia, PA – Yesterday, lame-duck Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order prohibiting individuals from lawful carry at all City of Philadelphia recreational facilities. The mayor’s actions are in clear violation of Pennsylvania law prohibiting these types of local gun restrictions. Within hours of Mayor Kenney’s …

Off-body carry can be a convenient way to carry a defensive firearm with you everyday. However, it does come with some drawbacks, as it places your firearm outside of your direct control. In addition to this, purses and other bags attract purse snatchers, and having a firearm in your bag …

Have you ever wondered if you are up to the task if you ever have to use your weapon to defend yourself or those you care about? I have and still do. I hope I never have to find out, but I hope I have trained enough to be ready …

PHLster holsters, the holster company behind products like the Floodlight and the Enigma concealment system, has just released a new product, the Modular Wedge Kit. Over the years, many people have strategically affixed specially-shaped pieces of different sorts of foams, soft plastics or even pieces of footwear inserts to their …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Gun Owners of America (GOA) and Gun Owners Foundation (GOF) secured a preliminary injunction yesterday against a Winchester, VA ordinance that prohibits the possession, carry, or transportation of firearms at public parks and in public areas where approved demonstrations are occurring. …

As we’ve previously reported, on September 9, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) approved a Merchant Category Code (MCC) for firearm retailers. MCCs enable payment processors and banks to categorize, monitor, and collect data on various types of transactions. Before the ISO decision, firearm retailers fell under the MCC for sporting goods stores …

The recent news about major credit card companies tracking purchases at firearm retailers is ruffling feathers. That is, with everyone except the nation’s largest gun control groups and supporters. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) announced late last month it created a firearm-specific Merchant Category Code (MCC) and it’s gone over like …