Spurred by a surplus of tooling and supply of World War I-era M1917 production, Remington made its own commercial sporting rifle from the design, which eventually matured into the Model 700. Today, it's still one of the most used bolt-action rifles in America.
The ARTV crew heads to Saipan, site of the first battle where American Marines and Soldiers encountered Japanese civilians.
Introduced in 1962 and beloved by millions of shooters and hunters, Remington's Model 700 bolt-action rifle is the basis for the standard-issue U.S. Army sniping rifle—the M24. It is the ultimate example of a commercial, sporting rifle being modified for the changing nature of modern war.