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Title: The Hidden World War II Underground: Unveiling History's Subterranean infrastructure 

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The top 5 rifles of WWII:1. **M1 Garand**: - **Country**: United States - **Caliber**: .30-06 Springfield - **Action**: Semi-automatic - **Description**: The M1 Garand was the standard-issue rifle for the United States during World War 2. It was the first semi-automatic rifle to be widely used in military service. Its semi-automatic action allowed soldiers to fire more rapidly than bolt-action rifles, giving American troops a significant advantage in combat. The M1 Garand was praised for its reliability, robust construction, and powerful .30-06 cartridge. It had an internal magazine that held eight rounds and was loaded using an en-bloc clip.2. **Mosin-Nagant**:...

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  One will sometimes encounter German WW1 arms – mostly Lugers and Kar98 carbines – that have two date stamps, one of them being 1920. What is the significance of this? The crux of the matter is that the “1920” stamp is not a date, but rather a property mark. When the Treaty of Versailles was being enforced, it restricted the German military to just 100,000 men , and strictly limited the number and types of arms they were allowed to have. At the same time, strict civilian gun control was enforced in an attempt to remove the leftover military arms from the war...

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