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Let’s Take a Close Look at the Iconic M1D Garand Sniper Rifle

M1D Garand Sniper Rifle

The M1 Garand Rifle had an optics shooting big brother.

This sniper rifle is a M1D Garand Sniper ready for battle in a long-ago war. Listen and watch as Forgotten Weapons tells us the story.

When the M1 Garand Rifle needed a scope for better sniping abilities, different versions were made to address this issue. The rifle examined here is the M1D Garand Sniper Rifle.

Ian from Forgotten Weapons is the encyclopedia on little-known historic gun knowledge. This is certainly the case as he examines this M1D Garand Sniper Rifle. Ian analyzes all its parts and discusses how this rifle was meant to be assembled afield by a certified armorer. 

While the M1D Garand Sniper Rifle never saw any significant military use in battle, to our knowledge, it stands as a testament to firearms design of the past. 

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Let’s Take a Close Look at the Iconic M1D Garand Sniper Rifle