Despite a versatile hybrid design that allows it to operate as a pump-action or as a semi-automatic with a flick of the wrist, Benelli’s convertible M3 has yet to receive its due in the American market
Built as a response to Japanese night-infiltration tactics in the Pacific, the T3 carbine fitted with the infrared “Sniperscope, M2” may have looked like a Buck Rogers ray gun, but it saved American lives in the closing days of World War II.
Magpul Industries Corp. has been awarded a $12,792,000 firm-fixed-price, definite-quantity contract for the company’s GEN M3 PMAG magazines.
As we commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, we look back at the infantry arms-both well known and forgotten-used on this pivotal "Day of Days" in American history. (Photos courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration/U.S. Army Signal Corps)