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Semiauto Rifles

MAS 49/56 manual

Not a huge addition for you today, but we do have two slightly different versions of the French 1974 MAS49/56 manual. The French have had a thriving experimental arms program for decades, and the MAS49 […]

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Benet-Mercie photos

Thanks to a reader, we have a handful of vintage photos of US troops training with the M1909 Benet Mercie light machine gun, including a couple of its use on early military motorcycles. You can […]

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Stgw-57, aka SIG AMT

In 1957, the Swiss finally adopted a self-loading infantry rifle after more than ten years of development and experimentation. The SIG Stgw57 was an improvement of the roller-delayed system designed by the Germans during WWII, […]