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    8-6-19 Garand Picture of the Day





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    I think it's a rifle, he has a bandoleer there as well. I don't recall seeing any Paratroops in Franceicon with shotguns...in any photo to date. But he has no buttstock on the M1icon T-Gun, you couldn't hide that under the sleeve.
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    Could be the wooden stock for the Thompson as it looks like it may be removed from the gun, Ray

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    You can just make out the Garandicon muzzle sticking out by the Field Dressing on his helmet

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    Regarding the stock slung around the back of the closest para, the sling buckle looks to be a Kerr type.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarge1998 View Post
    the sling buckle looks to be a Kerr type.
    Yes it is...

    Quote Originally Posted by rayg View Post
    Could be the wooden stock for the Thompson
    The M1icon Thompson didn't have the round profile of a grip...

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    You can just make out the Garand muzzle sticking out
    I thought so too...
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