Garand rifle


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Garand rifle

(ˈɡærənd; ɡəˈrænd)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for M-1 rifle
[C20: named after John C. Garand (1888–1974), US gun designer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Garand rifle - a semiautomatic rifleGarand rifle - a semiautomatic rifle    
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
semiautomatic firearm - an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger
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The recovered firearms include one M-16 rifle, one M14 rifle, one M1 Garand rifle, and one Carbine rifle.
An M1 Garand rifle, a caliber .30 and an MK2 fragmentation grenade were recovered from the suspects.
The arresting team recovered one Garand rifle, a caliber-.30 (carbine) loaded with ammunition, a bandolier vest containing nine extra clips each containing eight ammunition, a smoke grenade, an MK2 fragmentation anti-personnel grenade, and an M61 grenade.
While scouring the area, he said troops were able to recover one M16 rifle, four M653 rifles, two M203 rifles, two M14 rifles, an M79 rifle, a Garand rifle, two Thomson, a Carbine, a homemade shotgun, a KG9 Luger, one 60mm mortar, a Baofing Radio, 15 pieces of large plastic drums (suspected to be anti-personnel mines), 12 PVC anti-personnel mine and four hand grenades.
Seized from them were a Carbine and an M-1 Garand rifle and ammunitions.
Rock Island, IL, August 10, 2018 --(PR.com)-- The inventor of the famed M1 Garand rifle was presented a deluxe model of his own rifle upon retirement.
Someone realized the proper definition for "light rifle" was "carbine." In the 1930's someone also got the idea equipment shouldn't be designated by year but by "model." For instance, the newly adopted Garand rifle didn't become Model 1936 but rather the famous Ml.
I have a nice government Ml Garand rifle and would like to use it to hunt whitetails.
WHY Stand in the birthplace of the M1 Garand rifle, the weapon of America's WWII infantryman * Examine the differences between the prototype and the last M1 Garand and the milestone versions in between * See a Japanese paratrooper rifle, a display case filled with Nazi pistols, and other rare Axis and Allied firearms
It is not only the definitive treatment of the MI Garand rifle but a landmark in firearms publishing.
Among the best examples of a well cared for rifles with numerous dings in my safe is a Beretta-produced Ml Garand rifle and a Winchester Model 94 .30-30 WCF, circa 1911.