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One is bolt action, the other semi-automatic

Three U.S. Marines point Springfields .303 bolt action rifles toward enemy territory from a sand-bagged foxhole on the front lines on Guadalcanal on Oct. 14, 1942. Not all Marine units were equipped with M-1 Garand rifles until the campaign was almost over.


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