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    M1 Garand Rifle

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    A. Introduction Thesis: Many technological advances were made during World War II, but the development of advanced planes, guns, and the nuclear bomb ultimately led to the end of the war by causing mass destruction and millions of casualties. B. The development of the advanced technological M1 Garand rifle in World War II (helped the infantry soldiers in WWII) essentially help led to the end of the war. The M1 Garand rifle was a highly-acclaimed rifle for the United States in World War II. As the standard infantry rifle of the Second World War, the Garand saw combat throughout theaters in Europe with the United States Army and especially in the Pacific with the United States Marine Corps. The major distinction of the M1 Garand series lay in the acceptance of the weapon system as the first self-loading rifle reaching operational status in the world. This occurred at a time when other national military forces were still relying on the tried and true, albeit slow-loading, bolt-action type rifles. The M1 Garand, however, was not only…

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    Harper’s Ferry, Virginia (Weapons). The difference between the French and U.S. model is, The U.S. incorporated at the current and best features such as rounded hammer face and slanted pan. Eli Whitney produced 10,000 muskets and delivered them to the Army under a July 1812 contract (Weapons). The U.S adopted the Springfield “Trapdoor” model 1873. It was the first issued breech-loading .45 caliber rifle. The model 1873 was the fifth variation of the trapdoor design. From the trapdoor, the U.S.…

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    M1 Trench Narrative

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    Boom! I fall to the ground; there's ringing in my ears. The artillery has bombed another trench yet again (Young 28). My m1 Garand is twelve feet away from me, and the trenches are filling with shrapnel. More explosions are bound to come, so I crawl to my Springfield semi-automatic (m1 Garand), still with the smell of gunpowder and smoke in my nostrils. But I continue to go get my gun I grab it and shoot the Germans pouring in the wood rotten trenches. Then I get out of the trench someone yells…

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    it had too much recoil and weighed too much for an efficient submachine gun. The MP5 improved upon this by making a small caliber machine gun that is compact, light, and reliable. Guns would be changed slightly to accommodate more modern attachments, but most guns would stem of similar designs to HK's. Gunships or attack helicopters would be changed as well with the addition of the AH-64 or the Apache in 1984.9 The Cobra was a smaller more nimble gunships but lacked the power to carry large…

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    I logged into Unturned on the beautiful, tropical island of Hawaii. The sun was already coming up, smiling from its nap. I'm the only one at the outpost my team has found to reuse as a checkpoint. The rest of the unit is either on patrol duty or scavenging for supplies, since we've only received one airdrop from H.Q. all month, I fear that the eastern raiders have sabotaged our supply line. I was tasked to finish the new wall to create two lines of defense. The new wall would be on the outside…

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    Rifles could shoot alot further than other Artillery, that's why they were favored in WWII. Many of the armies entered the war equipped with World War 1 rifles, along with new ones as the war progressed.(World War 2 Weapons) Americans were issued 1903 Springfield, bolt action.(World War 2 Weapons) By 1945, the standard rifle was the 9 lb Garand M1 (John Garand) with a maximum range of 5500 feet.(over a mile) The rifle was semi automatic and self loading. It was gas operated and fed with an 8…

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    harbor’s fleet. It was also delayed due to the limited time period given for production, since the United States was not intending on being part of this war. So, as a result, the older, non-damaged, vessels were fitted with the new technologies that were being produced. Design and production methods had been improved for the smaller weapons that were used in World War I. Small arms were one of the most important weapons in ground combat. They may have not been a weapon of mass destruction, in…

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    bolt-action rifle, was a commonly used weapon in World War I and World War II. The karabiner 98k was a bolt action rifle, which meant one could not keep an eye through the sights on the target while reloading. Many World War I rifles carried less rounds in the chamber which meant less rounds could be shot. While lethal,“[it] suffered however from the disadvantage of being unsuited of rapid fire, and was limited by a five-cartridge magazine”(Duffy). Bolt action rifles were never suitable for war,…

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    somebody is open carrying and another person is concealed carrying who is going to be shot first? That is right the person who he views as the biggest threat to him which is the man with the gun he can see. Concealed carry is great idea because many people who are not progun get freaked out when they see somebody with a gun. So conceal carrying keeps people from being offended by seeing a firearm and all these politicians are for political correctness and not offending anybody. Let us talk…

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    The Importance Of D-Day

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    with the paratroopers dropping into France, so they can make it past the defenses and take over bridges, roads, and supply outposts that the Germans used. Then he wanted the troops from Canada, Great Britain, and the United States to land on the five marked beaches. The original date for the invasion was decided to be on June 5, 1944, but due to harsh weather conditions, it was delayed for 24 hours. United States Weaponry Many different weapons were used by the Allies in the fighting of…

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