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FM 23-5: U.S, Rifle - Caliber .30 M1

FM 23-5: U.S, Rifle - Caliber .30 M1

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General George S. Patton described the M1 Garand rifle as "The greatest battle implement ever devised." He was right, of course. Owning a Garand is to own a piece of our history. This rifle played a considerable role in our European and Asian victories in WW II.

This essential Garand book is perfect for someone who has always wanted an M1. Or, for that matter, shooters who already do.

If you own a Garand or are interested in what makes it tick, this essential guide will suit you well. A REPRINT of Department of the Army, Field Manual 23-5 instructs and trains shooters in the mechanical operation of the M1 Garand battle rifle: Its words and pictures guide the reader through every procedure required to properly disassemble piece by piece, inspect, lubricate, and then reassemble the weapons. Photographs and illustrations support the detailed textual information.

Coverage includes:

  • A detailed overview of the Garand and its general characteristics.
  • Procedures for disassembly and assembly (field stripping).
  • How to clear the rifle to make sure no rounds are in the chamber.
  • Disassembly into the Garand's three main groups: Trigger housing, barrel and receiver, and stock.
  • Disassembly of the barrel and receiver group
  • Re-Assembly of the barrel and receiver group
  • Re-Assembly of the three main groups
  • How to test for correct assembly
  • Methods for loading the rifle: Either single rounds, full or partially filled clips.
  • Learn how to unload the rifle: Single rounds in the chamber or filled or partially filled clips in the mag well.
  • Learn how to load single rounds into an en-bloc clip.
  • Read a detailed explanation of how the rifle functions.
  • Read a discussion of stoppages and immediate corrective action.
  • A description of the ammunition.
  • Learn the proper care and cleaning of both the weapon and its ammunition.
This great book on Garands boasts a wealth of knowledge on the shooting and caring for the M1. Printed in large format (8.5 X 11) for better image clarity, it is a must-have for any military firearms collection. Click on the BUY NOW button and learn all about it.

Author: Department Of the Army
Publisher: Middle Coast Publishing, Incorporated
Published: 03/01/2017
Pages: 44
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.28lbs
Size: 11.00h x 8.50w x 0.09d
ISBN: 9780934523097

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