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Cardboard Computers: Classic Mechanical Devices Used To Aid Shooters

Compute and shoot—slipsticks for the shootist. Competitors should know the advantages and disadvantages of simple-to-use and inexpensive cardboard sliding-scale devices.

How International Shooting Reorganized After World War II

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

Berlin 1936 Olympics: Amateurs Once Again (Part 3)

The third installment of our look back at the shooting events conducted at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games.

1917 National Matches Canceled After U.S. Declares War On Germany

Although the build-up for WWI forced the cancellation of the 1917 National Matches, the NRA remained involved in the war effort.

Los Angeles 1932 Olympics: On U.S. Soil, But Problems Develop (Part 2)

The second installment of our deep dive on the shooting events at the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics.

NRA Divisional Championships: 1914 National Matches

To avoid conflict with the even-years Army maneuvers schedule, in 1914 National Divisional Matches were held at five sites across the country instead of at Camp Perry. The Sept. 1914 issue of 'Arms and the Man' said in part, "They were an experimental substitute for the great National Matches … As a substitute they have proven a failure."

The 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games Fiasco

In 1932, the International Olympic Games Committee failed to consult the NRA's Olympic committees on shooting arrangements, and the resulting matches in Los Angeles were less than ideal.

NRA Returns To Sea Girt (Temporarily): 1912 National Matches

In 1912, government neglect temporarily altered the course of the National Matches. Thankfully, the NRA was there to pick up the pieces and moving the NRA Championships back to Sea Girt, N.J.

NRA Introduces New Contests And Trophies: 1911 National Matches

After 1910, Camp Perry was taking shape as a premier shooting facility, but in 1911 its future as the National Match site faced a daunting new challenge. Nevertheless, the NRA added to the tournament program.

Remembering The 2010 NRA National Pistol Championships

Attendance continued to grow in 2010 at the World Series of pistol shooting, with 52 new, unclassified shooters joining the ranks of NRA bullseye pistol fans.

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