About the Author
Patrick Sweeney is a certified master gunsmith and armorer instructor for police departments nationwide. He is the author of the Gun Digest Book of the 1911, Gun Digest Book of the AR-15, and Gunsmithing the AR-15, among many others, and is a regular contributor to Gun Digest the Magazine.
Table of Contents
SECTION I, History and Essential Info
CHAPTER 1 Designs That Inspired the Garand
CHAPTER 2 How the Garand Works
CHAPTER 3 Adoption and Teething Problems
CHAPTER 4 Wartime Production
CHAPTER 5 What Do the Markings Mean?
CHAPTER 6 New War, New Production & The Korean Garands
CHAPTER 7 Who Else Used the Garand?
CHAPTER 8 The M14 Replaces the Garand
CHAPTER 9 Sniper Rifles: The M-1C and M-1D Garands
CHAPTER 10 The Non-USGI Garands
CHAPTER 11 Love Affair with the Garand
SECTION II, Fun with the Garand
CHAPTER 12 What To Look For When Buying a Garand
CHAPTER 13 How to Match-Condition a Garand
CHAPTER 14 Garand Ammunition & Reloading
CHAPTER 15 Rebarreling a Garand
CHAPTER 16 Garand Competition, CMP and Camp Perry
CHAPTER 17 Collecting the Garand