John Browning tests an early version of his M2 .50-caliber machine gun, which helped win the Battle of Britain. The Union Station John M. Browning… John M. Browning was a man who knew how to deliver. When Winchester Repeating Arms wanted new firearms, he worked intensively for two years starting in October 1884 and produced …

John Moses Browning (January 23, 1855 – November 26, 1926), born in Ogden, Utah, was an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of military and civilian firearms, cartridges, and gun mechanisms, many of which are still in use around the world. He is arguably the most important figure in the development of modern automatic …