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Meals For Shooters: A Cool Solution in 1968

For 1968 and beyond at the National Matches, the NRA had to make do with...

One Escape: Camp Perry Held 6,000 POWs

The 6,000 POWs at Camp Perry during WWII were mostly skilled workers. Only one ever...

The Winchester 1876 Centennial Rifle

The first big-bore, big game lever-action started as nothing more than a stopgap measure.

National Matches Canceled For The Seventh Time In History

No stranger to difficult situations, the NRA will always be a force behind national shooting...

All About Emmet "Doc" Swanson

Former NRA President and competitive shooter Doc Swanson (a dentist by training) was liked and...

The 1910 Debut Of The Cavalry Cup

The Cavalry Cup debuted 110 years ago at the National Matches.

A Page From History: The 1970 National Matches

From Jul. 29 to Aug. 24, 1970, the National Matches finally secured federal funding again,...

The Legend Of George R. "Dad" Farr

In 1921 at Camp Perry, one of the greatest feats in shooting history was observed...

From Tin Cans To Champion

After learning to shoot by plinking cans as a child, Tom Whitaker has accumulated an...

Springfield Gallery Practice Rifles, Caliber .22

These rifles were popular at the National Matches until after WWII.

Looking Back At Camp Perry's Mess Hall

The Camp Perry mess hall provided chow for several generations of National Matches competitors, as...

Review: Magnum Research Switchbolt .22 LR

How does the Magnum Research Switchbolt . 22 LR stack up for Steel Challenge and...

NRA: Early Foundation And Development 1871-1907

What started as a tiny organization transformed into a truly national Association.

General MacArthur’s U.S. M1903

While serving at West Point, Gen. MacArthur was presented with a Colt .32 ACP Model...

U.S. Shooters Triumph At 1908 Olympic Games

Not only did Team USA sweep the 1908 Olympic pistol matches, but also won its...

Theodore Roosevelt’s Top Guns

A Life Member of the National Rifle Association, regarding gun knowledge, he was the President...

Looking Back At The 2004 Athens Olympics

U.S. shooters brought home a pair of gold medals at the 2004 Olympics, doubling the...

Alice Bull: The “First Lady” Of Competitive Shooting

Bull’s talents on the firing line at the National Matches were legendary—she won a staggering...

A Page From History: The 1998 Camp Perry Tornado

In 1998, Camp Perry suffered catastrophic structural damage after an F2 tornado swept through the...

The Golden Era of Exhibition Shooters

Exhibition shooting was the premier way for top shooters to display their prowess back in...
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