What exactly is the Winchester M2 carbine?
Ian from Forgotten Weapons takes a look at an interesting prototype carbine.
Take a look and learn all about the Winchester M2.
Ian from Forgotten Weapons shows us what looks like a miniature length M1 Garand Rifle, but is actually a Winchester M2 Prototype Carbine. This little carbine was put together with M1 Garand parts that were altered to make the weapon a whole lot lighter and handier.
The Winchester M2 Prototype Carbine was actually the springboard for development of the M1 Carbine. This actual weapon was an early tool room model put together for function testing.