When did they stop making M1 Garand?

When did they stop making M1 Garand?

M1 Garand

U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1
Type Semi-automatic rifle
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 1936–1958 (as the standard U.S. service rifle) 1940s–present (other countries)

Who made the M1 Garand for the military?

The M1 was originally created by Canadian-born firearms engineer John C. Garand. Garand developed the gas-operated weapon with a . 30-inch caliber that was 43 inches long yet weighed only 9.5 pounds.

When did the Marines get the M1 Garand?

Not long after this pivotal battle, on June 26th, 1942 the Marine Corps wold officially adopt the M1 Garand as their standard service rifle for all units.

When was the M1 Garand service rifle made?

The M1 Garand was the standard service rifle from 1936 through 1957. The result is that the parts kit represents a wide range of places and dates of manufacturing. However, it is possible to figure out when and where Garand parts were manufactured, at least within ranges of time. History of the M1 Garand More detailed history

Who is the author of the M1 Garand serial numbers?

The serial number listings by month presented below were developed by Scott Duff, a recognized authority on and author of a series of books on the M1 Garand.

What kind of bedding did the M1 Garand use?

Glass bedding was first used on M1 rifles made during 1959 for the 1960 National Matches, and was continued on the M14NM.The bedding compound was applied to routed-out areas at critical receiver contact points, assembled to the receiver and cured.

Where was the M1 Garand used for foreign aid?

However, surplus M1 rifles were provided as foreign aid to American allies; including South Korea, West Germany, Italy, Japan, Denmark, Greece, Turkey, Iran, South Vietnam, the Philippines, etc.