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M1 Garand

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Standard issue Spam rifle of World War II. The first semi-automatic rifle to be standard issue.

Held an 8-round clipper, which was nigh-on impossible to top up. After all 8 rounds were fired, the clipper would 'ping' out of the top of the rifle, casually informing the enemy that you were out.

That's clever, isn't it?

Not to be confused with the M1 Carbine.