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Old January 1st, 2017, 04:20 AM   #1
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Happy Birthday John Garand!

John Cantius Garand (January 1, 1888 February 16, 1974)

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Old January 1st, 2017, 04:32 AM   #2
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Old January 1st, 2017, 04:51 AM   #3
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"She is a pretty good gun, I think" John C Garand on the M1. I wonder if he got in trouble with a gunny for calling it a "gun".

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Happy Birthday! Still a great Rifle!

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Old January 1st, 2017, 05:36 PM   #5
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HAPPY HAPPY and both the man and rifle will always be remembered!!!

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Old January 1st, 2017, 06:33 PM   #6
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Funny I went and shot a couple of M1s today.

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Talk about a legacy...Happy Birthday,
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Old January 2nd, 2017, 01:38 PM   #8
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Here is a short biography of John C. Garand, may he rest in peace.

http://m1-garand-rifle.com/history/john-garand.php

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Happy Birthday and thank you for the M1.

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Here is a short biography of John C. Garand, may he rest in peace.

http://m1-garand-rifle.com/history/john-garand.php
That's a good article - thanks.

There is a CMP forum post that has more about his early life and his family: http://forums.thecmp.org/archive/ind.../t-114308.html

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