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A Page From History: Pistol Pointers, Part 2

The second installment of Lt. Col. Jim Crossman’s introduction to competitive pistol shooting from 1956.

The National Rifle Association Smallbore Centenary

“The National Rifle Association Small-Bore Matches of 1919 are the first in our rifle-shooting history and constitute the ‘opening bow’ of a feature of the shooting game which we hope will become a permanent part of the annual matches of the great parent organization.” —Ned Crossman

The Seed Is Planted: National Outdoor Smallbore Rifle Championship History

Part 1 of our series on the history of the NRA Smallbore Championship. We begin with the 1919 National Matches in New Jersey

Berlin 1936 Olympics: Amateurs Once Again (Part 2)

Part 2 of our look back at the shooting events conducted at the Berlin 1936 Olympics.

What Was The United States Revolver Association?

A look back at the U.S. Revolver Association, a major player during the early history of pistol competition in the United States

Amsterdam 1928 Olympics: Another Games Without Shooting Events

Well, there was shooting in the modern pentathlon event, but back in 1928 U.S. shooters had little to no interest in the sport. Luckily, shooting events would return to the Olympic Games in 1932.

Berlin 1936 Olympics: Amateurs Once Again

Part 1 of our look back at the shooting events of the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympic Games.

How International Shooting Reorganized After World War II

The postwar resumption of international target shooting included a new rule regarding amateur status.

London 1948 Olympics: The Cookie Does Not Crumble

The first installment of our look back at the shooting events conducted at the London 1948 Olympics.

Helsinki 1952 Olympics: The Soviet Shooters Arrive (Part 2)

Part 2 of our deep dive on shooting events at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.

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