Originally Posted by nitestalker
Garand was born in Canada. They would not allow him to have a Military style rifle. And Weblys and Enfields just didn't do it for him. He then moved to the free nation of North America.
His father moved to the USA when Garand was a very young boy, after his mother died.
You may try checking your facts, every once in a while, before posting comments. It would save you some embarrassment.