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    John Garand, the inventor of the M-1 rifle, at the Springfield Armory. He speaks about the development of the armory from colonial period to post World War II times. He displays various rifles used by American soldiers from 1795 to World War II.

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    Garand copied the Frenchicon RSC 1917 action and trigger. ......The M16icon used the French direct gas impingment system... Tokarev copied the French tilting bolt for the SVT. and the 1911 for the TT33...Everything is a copy.....Including the 1903 Springfield....It's a Mauser.... This is not a copy... Gary.

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