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#610916 06/07/17 01:04 PM
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june 6 was the d-day anniversary. if you were there, thank you.


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Just the other day I added an M1 Garand to my collection that was there in 1944, the greatest implement of battle ever devised.

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I was on vacation in Israel a few years ago and we often passed groups of young tourists (mostly HS or college age) on vacation. Every group was accompanied by a young Israeli soldier (or two) as a guard. The soldiers, Male & Female were all, uniformly, armed with M-1 carbines. Regular Army personnel (who bring their weapons home with them on leave) all carried M-16s or, (I believe) some of them had M-4s (which I really don't know).

I asked one of the fellows, why an M-1? His response, loosely translated is:

"Why not? Works good, lasts long time, never a problem. To guard the kids from maniacs, this is perfect."


Seems to sum it up for me.

Sam
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To be clear.

"Despite its name and similar appearance, the M1 carbine is not a shorter version of the M1 Garand rifle. It is a completely different firearm and it fires a different type of ammunition. It was simply called a carbine because it is smaller and lighter than the Garand.

The M4 carbine is a shorter and lighter variant of the M16A2 assault rifle. The M4 is a 5.56×45mm NATO, air-cooled, direct impingement gas-operated, magazine-fed carbine. It has a 14.5 in (370 mm) barrel and a telescoping stock.

The M4 carbine is extensively used by the United States Armed Forces and is largely replacing the M16 rifle in United States Army and United States Marine Corps combat units as the primary infantry weapon.[5][6]

The M4 is also capable of mounting the M203 and M320 grenade launchers. The distinctive step in its barrel is for mounting the M203 with the standard hardware. The M4 is capable of firing in semi-automatic and three-round burst modes (like the M16A2 and M16A4), while the M4A1 is capable of firing in semi-auto and full automatic modes (like the M16A1 and M16A3)."

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Seemed shorter to me, but OK. Thanks for the update.


Sam


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