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All About Charles Bayard Lister

For many years, C.B. Lister contributed to the NRA News & Events pages in American Rifleman magazine.

Col. Townsend Whelen: America's Top 20th Century Shooter (Arguably)

Col. Townsend Whelen was perhaps the single most influential figure in U.S. 20th century competitive shooting.

Quarter Points And Ball In High Power

High Power shooters today still use a variety of simple charts and calculators to compensate for wind drift

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

The Winchester Model 52

The Winchester Repeating Arms Model 52 was a bolt-action .22 cal. target rifle that shooters in the USA fell in love with, especially for competitive shooting

50 Great Competitive Shooters of the 20th Century, Part 2

Included are several individuals who contributed to U.S. marksmanship excellence, as well as the first woman ever elected to the NRA Board of Directors

A Page from History: Musings of an Old Rifleman

Observations on rifle accuracy by a shooter whose experience spanned 50 years of intensive activity and also over 3,000 various tests

Tin Cans and The National Matches—1921

The National Matches have been, almost from the beginning, a place for experimenters.

Benchrest with a .22 Cal.

The number one reason to compete in .22 benchrest: It's fun!

Rifle Slings and International Shooting

The year was 1921. The place—Lyon, France. The occasion was the nineteenth World Shooting Championships at 300 meters.

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