The M1 Garand DVD
(History of the M1 Rifle)
This excellent documentary covers in-depth the history of the M1 rifle that served the US Armed Forces from 1936 to 1957 and beyond and was named for its revered inventor "the Garand." Rare archival footage, first person accounts by combat veterans, state of the art animation and expert interviews combine to give a comprehensive look at one of America's most successful infantry weapons. USA, 2012, Color/B&W, 60 minutes
Plus 65 min. bonus material: Additional interview excerpts from medal of honor recipient Hector Caffarata; Disassembly and assembly of the M1 Garand; History "Show and Tell" of the evolution of the M1 bullet; M1 range time; an inert rifle grenade demo.