There was also resistance to the submachine gun, too, and not just in our army. The Marines were a little more progressive in that regard. As for the .45 auto, if you had one, you were only supposed to have 21 rounds of ammunition and probably you did. It occurred to me that while it was believed that accurate rifle fire (from a bolt action, of course) was more effective, there were still submachine guns to help out in tight places.
Anyone ever hear of reconnaisance by fire?
Shoot low, sheriff. They're riding Shetlands!
Underneath the starry flag, civilize 'em with a Krag,
and return us to our own beloved homes!
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