GENESEO, ILL. (12/20/22) – With hundreds of thousands of members and millions of visitors, The Armory Life™ is the preeminent go-to source for daily firearms-focused content, delivering fresh and engaging entertainment and information from some of the most respected experts in the firearms community.

In addition to its regular daily content, the website also provides visitors with The Armory Life Presents series of digital magazines. These specially curated issues feature themed content from The Armory Life, and each issue of the magazine digs deeply into its specialized subject matter with well-researched and informative articles and videos.

The newest addition to the family of digital magazines is our History of the 1911 issue, just recently released. The digital magazine features a deep-dive consideration of the story of the 1911, from its release more than a century ago, through its service during the 20th century and beyond.

The issue features pieces covering the history of the design as well as its role throughout the past century and more. These include articles on its role helping in the pursuit of Pancho Villa, when one shot down a Japanese Zero, its use in Vietnam in the hands of the “tunnel rats”, and more. As a result, this issue gives you the inside story of the most important combat handgun ever devised.

“Since its launch more than three years ago, The Armory Life has proven itself to be a terrific resource for topical and engaging firearms-oriented content,” says Mike Humphries, editor of The Armory Life. “And with these digital magazines, including this new 1911-themed issue just released, the website is giving its fans yet another source of exciting and entertaining content.”

The series is currently made up of eleven volumes, covering a variety of topics ranging from what is the best concealed carry pistol available today to a hunting-themed issue. Round that out with issues on the M1A rifle, the ever-popular 10mm round, this newest 1911-themed issue and many more, and you have a lot of great content.

“Be sure to check out this latest digital magazine and keep an eye out for more in the future on The Armory Life,” says Humphries. “In addition to the eleven issues currently available, we plan on continuing to expand the family of offerings to include issues on even more topics.”

The best way to stay informed of the latest and greatest releases and content from the site is to sign up for The Armory Life Debrief, a weekly email that provides you with the week’s top content and releases such as its digital magazines. Be sure to visit the site’s Giveaways page where you can sign up for The Debrief and also be automatically entered for our monthly firearm giveaway.

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About Springfield Armory®

In 1794, the original Springfield Armory began manufacturing muskets for the defense of our young, free Republic. The Armory functioned as a firearms supplier for every major American conflict until 1968 when the government sadly closed its doors. In 1974, nearly two centuries after its inception, Springfield Armory Inc. in Geneseo, Ill. revived the iconic heritage of the Armory to carry on its legacy.

We strive to honor this responsibility as guardians of the original Springfield Armory legacy by manufacturing the highest quality firearms to enable responsible citizens to preserve their right to keep and bear arms in the defense of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

With an unmatched emphasis on craftsmanship, performance and exceptional customer service, our mission is to forge superior firearms and provide the tools necessary to defend individual freedoms and equality for those who embrace the rights and principles secured by our Founding Fathers. For more information, please visit us at:


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