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eclancy
May 4, 2005, 10:58 AM
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Gentlemen,
When and where did the USMC do its last testing on the M1 Garand Rifle which then order that it be adopted by the USMC?
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Ruger4570
May 5, 2005, 05:18 PM
I love quizes,, but you picked one I know little about,, hell,,, I don't even remember the name of the guy that invented the Garand,, for that matter who they have burried in Grants tomb..

jefnvk
May 5, 2005, 07:45 PM
Ruger, hint-hint, if you know the name of the US Rifle Caliber .30 M1, you know the guy that invented it ;) (Another big hint, you said it in your post ;) )

DAVID NANCARROW
May 5, 2005, 08:20 PM
Guadalcanal?

Ruger4570
May 6, 2005, 09:13 AM
Grant invented the M1 rifle,,,,, I never woulda thunk??? :D

eclancy
May 6, 2005, 11:09 AM
Gentlemen,
The answer to this quiz is as follows:
On March 5, 1941 a Letter was received from the Hq. USMC adopting the M1 Garand Rifle. This was after testing done at San Diego, Ca. from Nov. 12 thru Dec. 21, 1940. I hope you had fun with this one.
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Thanks again for taking the time and effort to read and reply to this
Clancy