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The Marine Corps Rifle Range | Table 1 and Table 2

The Marine Corps Rifle Range | Table 1 and Table 2

The importance of having the Marines come out to the rifle range is to have them familiarize themselves with the M16 and M4 they’re issued and to also complete their annual qualifications with that rifle. The biggest importance for Marines to walk away from the rifle range is knowing that they did better than they shot before. You always want…

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Formations of the WWII U.S. Army Infantry Rifle Platoon

Formations of the WWII U.S. Army Infantry Rifle Platoon

“We moved rapidly in the early morning across open, rolling country in pursuit of the enemy. I looked back at my platoon minutes after going over a rise. The squads, in diamond formation, were dispersed, as were the men within the squads. The dispersed formation seemed larger than a platoon. They looked like veterans and I was proud of them.”…

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Children armed with rifles parade in ISIS convoy through Mosul

Children armed with rifles parade in ISIS convoy through Mosul

Gun-toting children paraded through the streets of Mosul in Iraq yesterday. This video shows an ISIS convoy travelling through the city, with the militants showing off the weapons and vehicles they seized as the Iraqi army fled. The footage shows two small boys, one armed with an assault rifle, which has a telescopic sight attached. Humans Rights Watch says that…

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Crossman M4-177 rifle review

Crossman M4-177 rifle review

Welcome to another review. This time we’re reviewing the Crossman M4-177, which is based off of the common AR-15 style rifle. Now, i have the benefit of having experience shooting the real thing so I feel I can give you a good comparison of the Crossman. The gun looks fairly realistic from 5 or 10 feet away. The first thing…

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Organization of the WWII U.S. Army Infantry Rifle Squad

Organization of the WWII U.S. Army Infantry Rifle Squad

This video will cover the composition of the U.S. Army infantry rifle squad in World War II. It will specifically focus on the squad circa 1944 through 1945. The U.S. rifle squad actually changed very little throughout its involvement in World War II; always consisting of a dozen men, numbered 1 through 12. Number 1 was the squad leader. Numbers…

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