In this episode of Loadout, Dave Jewitt visits the Royal Armouries to talk to Keeper of Firearms & Artillery Jonathan Ferguson about the mechanical and design idiosyncrasies of one of WW2’s most iconic weapons, the M1 Garand. Learn more about the history of the M1 Garand. The famous PING sound it makes when it's emptied, and how to best reload the weapon so as to not injure your thumb.
You can check out more episodes of Loadout right here. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzSrmGkpWKk&list=PLpg6WLs8kxGMzIemU1gyyLmg5VlKI2UvC
You can check out our Firearms Expert Reacts series here. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FVzcoRjoN4&list=PLpg6WLs8kxGMgYb13XjPgOKbm5O-CDq7R
If you're interested in seeing more of Jonathan's work, you can check out more from the Royal Armouries right here. -https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalArmouries
If you would like to support the Royal Armouries, you can make a charitable donation to the museum here. -https://royalarmouries.org/support-us/donations/