Weapon 13. The M1 Carbine. Paperback

  • The M1 Carbine. Weapon 13.
  • Author: Leroy Thompson Illustrator: Peter Dennis
  • Paperback; November 2011; 80 pages
In 1938 the US Chief of Infantry requested that the Ordnance Department develop a carbine to be used by service and support troops, artillerymen, machine-gun crews, tankers, mortar crews and other troops not needing the power of the M1 Garand rifle.