M1 Carbine Photos

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M1 Carbine armed Marine guards the site of the first flag raising on Iwo Jima, 23 February, 1945.

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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 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
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 in prone position, 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
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)
Soldier in foxhole with EE8 field telephone and M1A1 carbine (folding stock).

Brigadier Gen. Frank D. Merrill with Nisei interpreters, T/SGT Herbert Miyasaki (L) and T/SGT Akiji Yoshimura, Burma, 1944
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
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
Soldier carrying M2 Carbine with 30-round "banana clip" and bayonet, Korean War.