M1 Garand

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M1 "Garand"
Type Semi-automatic Rifle
Caliber .30-06 cal
Feed System 8 Round en bloc Box Magazine
Muzzle Velocity 800m/s
Maximum Effective Range 500m


The M1 Garand is best known for two things: its semi-automatic firing and the hallmark "ping" sound when its 8-round en bloc clip was ejected. The semi-automatic fire gave it a tremendous advantage over opponents using the bolt-action rifles that had been the previous standard. General George S. Patton called it "the greatest implement of battle ever devised."

Game Play

See Also

Infantry Weapons of Battleground Europe

American Weapons

Boys Anti-Tank Rifle · BAR · M1903 Springfield · M1A1 Thompson · Mk 2 Fragmentation_Grenade · M8 Smoke Grenade · M1911 Colt

British Weapons

Boys Anti-Tank Rifle · Bren Mk II LMG · Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk I · M1928 Thompson · No.36 Mills Bomb · No.77 Smoke Grenade · Webley Pistol

French Weapons

Boys Anti-Tank Rifle · FM 1924/29 LMG · Fusil MAS mle 1936 · MAS. 38 · Grenade à main offensive modèle 1915 · Grenade fumigène · Pistolet mle 1935S

German Weapons

Panzerbüchse 39 · MG-34 · Karabiner 98k · MP-40 · Stielhandgranate 24 · Nebelhandgranate 39 · Luger P08

Universal Weapons

Ammo Resupply Pack · Combat Knife · Satchel Charge