Color guard leading armored cruiser USS Pittsburgh landing party in the Bund, Shanghai, China, 1927; note Springfield M1903 rifles and M1911 pistolsUS Marine practicing marksmanship with a Springfield M1903 rifle, circa 1941US Army Privates Kotula and Queen hanging stockings on Springfield M1903 rifles for the Christmas season, Camp Lee, Virginia, United States, Dec 1941US Army soldier dressed as Santa Claus during the Christmas holiday season at Camp Lee, Virginia, United States, Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2; note Springfield M1903 rifles
Color guard leading armored cruiser USS Pittsburgh landing party in the Bund, Shanghai, China, 1927; note Springfield M1903 rifles and M1911 pistolsUS Marine practicing marksmanship with a Springfield M1903 rifle, circa 1941US Army Privates Kotula and Queen hanging stockings on Springfield M1903 rifles for the Christmas season, Camp Lee, Virginia, United States, Dec 1941US Army soldier dressed as Santa Claus during the Christmas holiday season at Camp Lee, Virginia, United States, Dec 1941, photo 2 of 2; note Springfield M1903 rifles
Japanese-American recruit learning how to use the Springfield M1903 rifle, US Territory of Hawaii, date unknownUS Marines resting in the field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Aug-Dec 1942; note Springfield M1903 rifles and a Browning Automatic Rifle gunner on far rightWaco CG-4 with US 101st Airborne men; note BAR, M1 Garand, Thompson M1A1, M1A1 Bazooka, Springfield 1903; possibly a training jump due to peeling PFC stripes; circa early 1944US Army Pfc. Edward J. Foley of the 143rd Infantry Regiment of the 36th Division cleaning his Springfield M1903A4 sniper rifle, near Valletri, Italy, 29 May 1944
Japanese-American recruit learning how to use the Springfield M1903 rifle, US Territory of Hawaii, date unknownUS Marines resting in the field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, circa Aug-Dec 1942; note Springfield M1903 rifles and a Browning Automatic Rifle gunner on far rightWaco CG-4 with US 101st Airborne men; note BAR, M1 Garand, Thompson M1A1, M1A1 Bazooka, Springfield 1903; possibly a training jump due to peeling PFC stripes; circa early 1944US Army Pfc. Edward J. Foley of the 143rd Infantry Regiment of the 36th Division cleaning his Springfield M1903A4 sniper rifle, near Valletri, Italy, 29 May 1944
US Army African-American soldiers T/5 Dexter Clayton and M/Sgt. Nelson T. Ewing tying wire to form a fence, France, 25 Jul 1944; note Springfield M1903 rifle and M1 Carbine (partially hidden)US Army anti-tank infantry searching for the position of a German machine gun that had fired on their vehicle, the Netherlands, 4 Nov 1944Jake Rand, A. K. Bartlow, Okie, and George Beal of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Burma, 13 Feb 1945; note 75mm howitzer in backgroundEmperor Showa (Hirohito) visiting Kobe, Japan, 11 Jun 1947
US Army African-American soldiers T/5 Dexter Clayton and M/Sgt. Nelson T. Ewing tying wire to form a fence, France, 25 Jul 1944; note Springfield M1903 rifle and M1 Carbine (partially hidden)US Army anti-tank infantry searching for the position of a German machine gun that had fired on their vehicle, the Netherlands, 4 Nov 1944Jake Rand, A. K. Bartlow, Okie, and George Beal of US 5332nd Brigade (Provisional), Burma, 13 Feb 1945; note 75mm howitzer in backgroundEmperor Showa (Hirohito) visiting Kobe, Japan, 11 Jun 1947
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