The M1 Garand: America's Rifle

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The standard industry infantry rifle of World War II, was a masterwork of genius and simplicity. General Patton called it the greatest battle implement ever devised. Men trusted it with their lives. It was the one buddy you could always depend on. Fighting men called this trusty rifle by its field name - the M1, and it was also known to friend and foe alike by its inventor's name, The Garand. (55m)