The Johnson Model of 1941 Rifles and Light Machine Guns saw service with elite American troops during World War II. Not so well known is the light and handy Johnson Auto-Carbine. It could have been one of the most interesting infantry arms of World War II, but now it is a footnote in firearm history.
The hard-hitting .30-’06 Sprg. Johnson Auto-Carbine could have been one of the most important infantry arms of World War II. Never heard of it? There’s a reason for that.