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Throwback Thursday: The River Wild

It was "the last great exploration into unknown and unmapped country in the United States."

Throwback Thursday: Battle of Adobe Walls & the Old West's Longest Shot

Twenty-eight men fought 250 mounted Comanche, Kiowa, Cheyenne and Arapaho for the right to hunt the Great Plains.

Sharpshooter Showdown: A Friendly Contest Among History’s Finest Snipers

Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Chris Kyle, Simo Hayha and Carlos Hathcock: Who would win?

Throwback Thursday: Canoeing With the Cree

Almost 100 years ago, two 18-year-olds paddled 2,250 miles across America. This is their story.

Throwback Thursday: Guns of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud

Imagine a family feud so ferocious it left a mark on the language...

Throwback Thursday: 4 Weirdest Old-School Waterfowling Techniques

Modern waterfowlers don't use these tricks for good reason, but boy are they interesting!

Throwback Thursday: Frank Hamer, Texas Ranger Versus Bonnie & Clyde

Was Frank Hamer a hero or a villain? Don't ask Hollywood--read this for the truth!

Throwback Thursday: 3 Rifles of the Buffalo Hunters

What did 19th-century marksmen use to take down animals that weigh a (literal) ton?

Throwback Thursday: A Frontier Flintlock Named Jacob

Of all the frontiersman's possessions, the most prized was his flintlock.

Throwback Thursday: Cherokee Memories

A tale of an 18th-century American who introduced the Cherokee to King George III.

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