The United States’ Answer to the StG44: the M1 Carbine

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The National Interest—Caleb Larson History, Americas America also issued a smaller sized rifle to soldiers during World War II. During the Second World War, the shortcoming to most countries’ standard-issue rifles became apparent. Most European and American military rifles were chambered for cartridges that were quite high-powered and not practical for the closer range that firefights normally occurred at. The United States’ service rifle during World War II was the venerable American M1 Garand, and was chambered...

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