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First Action in the European Theater: The M1 Garand at Dieppe

While used previously in defense of the Philippines, the American M1 would not see European-theater combat until August of 1942, during a botched raid on Dieppe.

The M1 Garand At Dieppe

In August 1942, a small force of U.S. Army Rangers accompanying British and Canadian troops attacked the Germans in occupied France at Dieppe. It was the first combat use of the Garand in the European Theater of Operations.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: D-Day + 75—Pointe du Hoc; Springfield 1911 TRP 10 mm RMR; The First Ruger

The new season of American Rifleman TV premieres tonight on Outdoor Channel, with the ARTV staff continuing its journey through Normandy on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing.

HAVA Overcomes COVID-19 at Training Shooting Event

The Honored American Veterans Afield non-profit held a four day training event in Bandera, Tex. in October, overcoming the difficulties that COVID-19 has placed on the community.

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