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View Poll Results: Your favorite WWII gun ?
M1 Garand 27 36.00%
M1 Carbine 7 9.33%
M1 Thompson 14 18.67%
MP44 2 2.67%
MP40 2 2.67%
Mauser Kar 98K 6 8.00%
Sten MK ll 0 0%
Lee-Enfield 5 6.67%
BAR 11 14.67%
Bren 1 1.33%
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Old 04-27-2011, 05:12 AM   #21
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Hmm... I voted for the MP44 (Used to own an MP43) because of the popularity withe the troops that carried one (They were used as late as a few years ago in Yugoslavia), but the M1 Garand was only about 1/1000th of a tic behind.


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M1 Garand baby ya!!
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Old 04-28-2011, 05:49 AM   #23
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Really need to to break it down in platforms to be fair, or I might choose Sherman.
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Old 04-28-2011, 07:04 PM   #24
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The BAR not being generally available, the Garand.

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The Garand turned the tide for American infantrymen in both theaters of combat during WWII and set the standard for the new combat rifle; both Japanese and Germans sought them on the battlefield. That should say it all.
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Garand. I have a carbine.

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One of each, multiples of some! I'd like to own several service grade Garands!
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Default Lee-Enfield

Growing up in the 1960's the first centerfire rifle I ever shot was a
Lee-Enfield. And since then I have been partial to the Lee-Enfield and have 5Lee-Enfields in my Safe at this time. I prefere the No.4 over the No.1MKIII, but have both.

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You forgot 2.

1. All the above
2. All the above + BEER.
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again what everyone has stated.....the M1, but from what I understand from WW2 Marines, nothing was equal to the BAR, maybe if it had a 30 or 35 round magazine and was more available it would be numero uno.
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