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M1 Garand Field Strip


The American M1 Garand was the world’s first general issue semi-automatic rifle. It is famous for many reasons (such as the harmonious ping it makes when ejecting its en bloc clip), but it is a magnificent piece of engineering that you can only truly appreciate by seeing what’s inside. [Read More…]

The Remington-developed T22E2 (top) and its ancestor, the T22. Image source: ww3.rediscov.com guns-weapons_00380349