M1 Carbine Photos
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Photos of the M1 Carbine
Learning to fire the M1 Carbine from the prone position, Air Service Command, Robins Field, Warner Robins, GA, July 1943.
Learning to change from a sitting to a prone position with the M1 Carbine, Air Service Command, Robins Field, Warner Robins, GA, July 1943.
U.S. Marine holding his M1 Carbine with 15 round magazine. This photo appears on the cover of the book The M1 Carbine: Classic American Small Arms at War
Soldier in foxhole with EE8 field telephone and M1A1 carbine (folding stock).
Brigadier Gen. Frank D. Merrill with M1 Carbine armed Nisei interpreters, T/SGT Herbert Miyasaki (L) and T/SGT Akiji Yoshimura, Burma, 1944.
M2 Carbines with 30-round "banana clips" in a radio jeep, Korea, 1950.
Soldier carrying M2 Carbine with 30-round "banana clip" and bayonet, Korean War.