The Johnson M1941 was a lesser-known rifle of World War II.
This semi-automatic rifle was a favorite for soldiers who were lucky enough to receive one.
Watch this NRA News video and learn more about the iconic Johnson M1941 rifle.
Some rifles just have a cult following. This is indeed the case of the Johnson M1941 rifle.
Competing against the M1 Garand for a military contract the Johnson M1941 rifle had a lot going for it. It had an internal rotary magazine that fed ten .30/06 caliber cartridges to be fired in the semi-automatic action. It was used in combat during World War Two alongside the M1 Garand rifle.
With a rotating lug and futuristic engineering, this rifle was indeed a window into future arms technology.