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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.

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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