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Historical Firearms, Long Range Target Shooting & Military History

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Firearms History: Articles address historical aspects of firearms development.

Long Range Rifle Fire: A collection of articles on historical topics providing hitherto difficult to find contemporary texts and newly written pieces for the student of long range shooting.

Long Range Target Rifles: Long range target rifles are scarce and highly prized collectors items today. While some saw limited use as sharpshooters arms (notably in the American Civil War) the rifles featured here in these general discussions were more often encountered on the rifle range.

British Military Longarms: Muskets, Rifles and Carbines. Small Arms Trials.

Ammunition: Projectiles, history of the cartridge from paper tube to solid-drawn case. Contemporary information on loading.

Accessories: Accessories associated with rifles and rifle shooting. Military, sporting and target rifles.

Gunmakers: Historical information on gunmakers; primarily those associated with long range target rifles.