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Old January 11, 2013, 10:12 PM   #8
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
Posts: 24,136
Well, this guy claimed that everyone in the Army knew all about John C. Garand and that they almost always called the rifle by his name. I don't know how old he is, but in my experience no one old enough to have carried one called it anything but the "M1". The ones who call it a Garand seem to be the generations who never carried one and often have never actually seen one outside books.

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