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Archive - June, 2015

John F. Kennedy's M1 Garand Rifle

06-30-15 By Joel Kolander The War Department Appropriations Bill of 1903 established many things, but the one that begins our story today is its founding...Read More
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Introduction to the Rock Island Arsenal

Joel Kolander 06/18/2015 Rock Island, Illinois is an area with a fascinating history. Its location on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River made it...Read More
Photo of Quality Control Check from 1941

Inland M1 Carbines: Past and Present

Joel Kolander 06/04/2015 The rumblings of a modern production M1 carbine from the newly founded Inland Manufacturing have been around since October of last year....Read More