"The Classic M1 Garand: An Ongoing Legacy for Shooters and Collectors" Book by Jim Thompson

Product #: 828426 Paladin Press #: CLASSIC UPC #: 9781581602609
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By Jim Thompson. The battle-proven M1 Garand is quickly being one of the most sought-after military rifles in private collections. This book contains valuable information about the rifle's history, its development and its use in WW2. Also included are instructions for proper shooting and maintenance as well as tips for collectors. 112 pages - Softcover.

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Publisher:Paladin Press
Date of Publication:July 2001
Number of Pages:112

From the publisher:
The only full-power, semiautomatic standard infantry rifle in existence during World War II, the M1 Garand remains the most popular high-powered target semiautomatic in the world ? and arguably the most rugged and durable. This sequel to The Complete M1 Garand is an up-to-date guide to admiring, shooting and collecting this classic rifle well into the 21st century. Part One includes the M1?s tactical, developmental and industrial history, takes a realistic look at its perceived ?flaws? and presents savvy advice on buying parts and parts kits in today?s marketplace. Plus it incorporates charts detailing the M1?s World War II and postwar delivery chronology, to be used as general guidelines when restoring an M1. The second half of the book addresses some common questions about the rifle and covers some of the touchiest aspects of maintaining the rifle. 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, photos, illus., 112 pp. ISBN 158160260X
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