Military firearms, individual and crew served, are the fundamental weapons of the ground forces. This section of Olive-Drab.com has pages for each of the major weapons used by U.S. military forces and a few well-known firearms from the military of other countries.
Infantryman with M1 Garand near halftrack, Ft. Knox, KY, June 1942. Click on photo for larger image.
This page includes the Military Firearms Directory, Military Firearms Dealers and Military Firearms Photos and Clipart. You should also check out the Olive-Drab.com pages on Web Resources for Military Firearms and, for more photos, the Gallery.
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Military Firearms dealers and manufacturers are found in the Olive-Drab.com Military Suppliers Database that can be searched from the Olive-Drab.com Search Page or you can look up names at the bottom of any page. For example,
Sarco, Inc. is one of the largest dealers in military long guns, hand guns,
and automatic weapons. To find Sarco, use the Military Supplier Index on the bottom of any
page of Olive-Drab.com to search for Military Firearms dealers, "S" Names or go
to the Supplier Search page.
There are many fine websites that have additional information on this
topic, too many to list here and too many to keep up with as they come and go.
Use this Google web search form to get an up to date report of what's out there.
For good results, try entering this: military guns or rifles. Then click the Search button.