|Place made||United States of America|
Second World War, 1939-1945
M1D Garand Sniper Rifle : United States Forces
M1D Garand Sniper Rifle. Semi automatic action stamped U.S. Rifle Cal .30 MI over Winchester and the serial number. This rifle is fitted with a telescopic sight separately accessioned as REL25618, a leather cheek pad, marked MRT 1 52, on the butt and a muzzle flash eliminator.
This particular rifle is the second issue version of the M1 Garand intended for sniping. Known as the M1D the rifle was standardised in June 1944 although combat use by American forces did not take place until the Korean conflict. Provenance unknown.