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A Page From History: Candle Practice

In the late 19th century, competitive shooters would develop novel approaches to marksmanship training.

Pistols At The National Matches: 1919-1940

After World War I, there was a change in attitude concerning pistol competition in the United States.

A Page From History: The 1991 National Matches

For the first time ever, tournament officials faced the prospect of conducting a national shooting program without federal funding.

Looking Back At The 2007 NRA National Police Shooting Championships

In 2007, Capt. Phillip Hemphill of the Mississippi Highway Patrol took his ninth title in his final appearance as a competitor at the NRA National Police Shooting Championships.

A Page From History: The 1970 National Matches

From Jul. 29 to Aug. 24, 1970, the National Matches finally secured federal funding again, after a three-year hiatus.

A Page From History: The 1998 Camp Perry Tornado

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

History Of The First Semi-Automatic Pistols

Did you know the first semi-automatic pistol was unveiled in the late 19th century?

Origin Story: The Word “Pistol”

The word “pistol” was in common usage by the 18th century.

A Page From History: World’s First Recorded Pistol Match

Even four centuries ago, people wanted to know who the best pistol shot was.

How Much Is A Minute?

What is the exact size of a minute of angle at 100 yards? Here is one explanation to this often-asked question from a much-heralded source.

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