Gar|and rifle


Gar|and rifle
Gar|and rifle «GAR uhnd, guh RAND»,
a semiautomatic rifle,.30 caliber, used by the United States Army from 1936 to 1960.
[< John C. Garand, born 1888, an American inventor]

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