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The M1 Garand

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The M1 Garand gave US infantrymen a marked edge during World War II. It shot faster and further than enemy infantry rifles and hit harder. No less an authority on killing the enemy than General George S. Patton called the Garand, "The greatest battle implement ever devised." At a time when opposing forces were armed with bolt action rifles, US troops had a highly reliable ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published May 22nd 2012 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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Leroy Thompson has trained and advised military and police special operations units around the world, focusing especially on the tactical use of firearms. He has previously had 38 books published. He has also appeared as a weapons expert on documentaries for Discovery, National Geographic and the BBC.

Leroy Thompson served in Vietnam with the U.S. Air Force and was a police officer for several yea
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