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Old 12-08-2019, 02:17 PM
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During the 1914 Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa "The first sergeant of the U.S. Scouts was said to be able to track anyone over any terrain. He and his comrade are armed with Model of 1911 U.S. Army pistols, shown here with a U.S. Model 1912 holster."

The book US Small Arms in World War II: A photographic history of the weapons in action by Tom Laemlein has multiple pictures of US handguns and the other small arms in action during WWII.


The crew of the "The Pay Off", a USMC M3 Stuart tank posing with their personal weapons on Bougainville.


Marine radio reporters on Iwo Jima in March 1945. Despite being a posed photo, there was always a real danger of enemy activity almost anywhere on the island.


A Marine moves up on Okinawa.


Pistol training, Air Service Command, Daniel Field, GA, July 1943





Vietnam tunnel rats




SGT Ronald H. Payne entering a tunnel in search of Viet Cong with a flashlight and M1911 pistol.



Marine Sgt. M. W. Patrick, military policeman, police protective course
U.S. DoD Photo by Gene Jones
06-APR-1981

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