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Top 7 WWII Firearms: Number 1

Here we go, the top gun in my quick count down. It is the workhorse of the US infantry man, the M1 Garand. The M1 was the workhorse of the front line troops, going into combat from WWII and even … Continue reading

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Top 7 WWII Firearms: Number 2

M1918 BAR – The Browning Automatic rifle arose during the same time as the Tommy Gun, being built in 1910 and becoming another favorite of law and criminals alike. The BAR fired the .30-06 Springfield rifle cartridge (plenty of this … Continue reading

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Top 7 WWII Firearms: Number 3

Thompson Submachine Gun – Built in 1918 and used by both police and criminals during the Prohibition era, the “Tommy” gun became a famous light machine gun for both good and bad forces. It fired a .45 ACP cartridge and … Continue reading

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3 Months In

I’m entering the fourth month of this blog and after three months, I am still energetic and am happy to see the readership continue to rise. Readership has increased each month and largely thanks to the USF coverage that I … Continue reading

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Top 7 WWII Firearms: Number 4

Colt 1911 Pistol – The Colt is a legend among the US military. The single action, semi-automatic pistol fired the hard hitting .45 caliber round and used a 7 round magazine. Over 2.7 million were made and it wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Top 7 WWII Firearms: Number 5

M1 Carbine – The M1 Carbine was a light semi-automatic rifle that fired a .30 caliber (7.62 MM) round. The rifle could carry a 15-30 round magazine and could fire 750 rounds per minute with solid range for a light … Continue reading

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Top 7 WWII Firearms: Number 6

Number 6 – Bren Infantry LMG (British) – The Bren was a light weight machine gun that was an infantry favorite for the British during the war. The Bren fired the .303 British round and could use a 20 round … Continue reading

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