From training in the States to fighting in Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge, this World War II combat rifleman depended on his M1 Garand, which he described as getting him through “some tough situations.”
Follow Frank Melloni as he takes a closer look at three non-permanent modern scope mounting solutions for popular military surplus rifles.
American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.
Some former G.I.-issue M1 carbines have been seen with two serial numbers instead of the traditional one stamped at the rear of the receiver. Why?
I recently purchased an M1 carbine manufactured by Quality Hardware that has a bayonet lug. Is this part original to the gun or was it added later?
I recently saw reference to a World War II “rigger” magazine pouch for an M1 carbine. What, exactly, does this refer to?
American Rifleman staffers got a chance to shoot a representative example of one of the M1 Carbines brought into the U.S. by Royal Tiger Imports.