Monday, June 11, 2012


M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR)

If you were issued this rifle when it first came out...
–Your Commandant was Major General George Barnett
–Rank of Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps didn’t exist
–The monthly base pay for E-1 was $30.00
–The major engagement was World War I
–Al Capone becomes "Scarface" after a knife fight
–Bolsheviks take control in Russia
M1918 Cal. 30.06 BAR

M1918A1 BAR


John M. Browning (left) with his invention