By Scott A. Duff. This book examines the history and development of the M1 Garand up to and including World War II. Springfield and Winchester Armories are explored, while detailed photographs and data sheets help the collector discriminate between production runs, track the date of manufacture through serial numbers and identify truly original rifles. 320 Pages - Softcover.
Scott Duff has been shooting since the age of 10 when his father introduced him to a rifle. Before that, he could be found watching John Wayne movies and reading his father's military books. He's written hundreds of articles for magazines such as American Rifleman, Guns & Ammo and Garand Times. Mr. Duff has also written and published several books, primarily on the history and production of the M1 Garand rifle.
Publisher: Scott-Duff Date of Publication: 1993 Number of Pages: 320
Summary of Material:
Volume 1 of a series. Covers 1900 through September 1945. Includes Springfield and Winchester. Examines development
and production from conception through WW2. The first Garands, the Gas Trap Rifles, are examined in detail. Data sheets
and photographs chronicle the original rifles. Month-end serial number tables identify when a rifle was manufactured. Bayonets,
slings and cleaning kits are also examined in detail.
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