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    A number of members wrote to us asked if we could help them view the video below, which forms part of the Knowledge Libraryicon entry titled Rifle Marksmanship with the M1 Garand Rifle (1942) (click here).

    We've now converted it to a format which will play better on slower computers, or computers connecting to the Internet over slower network links.

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    U.S. CAL. .30 M1 Rifle (1943)
    (Principles of Operation)

    This is a 1943 official training Film of the U.S. War Department displaying the principles of operation of the U.S. CAL. .30 M1 Rifle better known throughout WW2 as the “Garand”. Signal Corps ordnance experts demonstrate the intricacy of the firing mechanism behind the most expensive and one of the best rifles of the Second World War.

    U.S. CAL. .30 M1 Rifle (1943)
    (WWII U.S. Training Film)
    Video length = 15 minutes
    This old training film, along with the other two hours of period training material contained in the Knowledge Library entry mentioned above, are excellent and really enjoyable to watch to get a sense of the times in which they were filmed.

    Enjoy ...

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