M1 Garand, M1 and M1A1 Carbines

M1 Garand, M1 and M1A1 Carbines
Side views of the M1 Garand, M1 Carbine and M1A1 Carbine, key American infantry weapons of the Second World War
The M1 Carbine, Roger Out. A detailed examination of the American M1 Carbine, developed for use by support troops, the artillery etc during the Second World War, but which went on to be used in a wider range of roles in the post-war period, gaining a somewhat controversial reputation when misused as a frontline weapon. A very good examination of the development of the carbine and how it worked, followed by a very detailed look at the minor changes during its production run and the markings used by the many different manufacturers who built the M1 (Read Full Review)
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How to cite this article: Antill, P (28 August 2009), M1 Garand, M1 and M1A1 Carbines, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_m1_garand_m1_carbine.html

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