The Eddystone Story

The Eddystone Story

The Eddystone Story By Walter J. Kuleck, Ph.D. The war activities of the Baldwin Locomotive Works also included the construction of two large plants on their property at Eddystone for the manufacture of rifles and ammunition, and accomplishments in this connection...

THE GUAM GARANDS

THE GUAM GARANDS Introduction In all military conflicts, the price of an objective is paid with the lives of combatants.  Historically it has been considered that the force armed with superior weapons incurs fewer casualties and has a greater chance of victory.  For...

The M1C Sniper Rifle

The M1C Sniper Rifle by Scott A. Duff Two telescope-mounted versions of the M1 rifle were developed at Springfield Armory for use by snipers. They were designated the M1C and M1D. The M1C was adopted as standard on 27 July 1944. A Lyman produced M81 or M82 telescope...

The M1D Sniper Rifle

The M1D Sniper Rifle by Scott A. Duff Two telescope-mounted versions of the M1 rifle were developed at Springfield Armory for use by snipers. They were designated the M1C and M1D. The M1D was adopted as substitute standard in September 1944. The M1D utilized a...

National Match M1 Rifles

National Match M1 Rifles by Scott Duff Perhaps the most refined version of the M1 is that known as the National Match (NM) rifle. In March 1953, Springfield Armory was directed by the Ordnance Department to furnish 800 M1 rifles for use at the High Power National...