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FM 23-7-US Carbine Caliber .30 M1 1942 U.S. Army The War Department

FM 23-7-US Carbine Caliber .30 M1 1942

U.S. Army The War Department

Published April 16th 2012
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146 pages
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The original field manual for the M1 Carbine issued to the U.S. Forces in WWII and Korea. The weapon was also used as recently as the Vietnam War. Often maligned it was really a very capable and useful weapon, accurate out to 250 yards. OriginallyMoreThe original field manual for the M1 Carbine issued to the U.S. Forces in WWII and Korea. The weapon was also used as recently as the Vietnam War. Often maligned it was really a very capable and useful weapon, accurate out to 250 yards. Originally issued to rear echelon troops as a easier to handle replacement for the M1 Garand.DESCRIPTION OF CARBINE—The U. S. carbine, caliber .30, Ml, is a self-loading shoulder weapon. It Is gas operated, magazine fed, and air cooled. It weighs approximately 5 pounds. The weapon Is fed from a box type magazine having a capacity of 15 rounds.