The US Army classifies firearms qualifications in three classes. Expert- top scores, Sharpshooter- high ability but not expert, Marksman- the lowest ability but still qualified. You may mean the M-1 Carbine issued to officers and soldiers not on front line combat duty. It was a short, light weapon firing basically a 30 caliber pistol round...intended for short range and without much knock down power. An Expert Carbine Sharpshooter was someone who had scored a minimum set score on the firing range with a carbine at a certain distance. "Sharpshooters" qualified with different weapons and some with several weapons. Each soldier who passed the qualification test for firearms qualification was issued a special badge that was worn under the ribbons on the LEFT HAND pocket. The Marksman badge was a simple Maltese cross. The badge for the Sharpshooter was a Maltese cross with a target superimposed over the center of the cross. The Expert badge was a smaller version of the Sharpshooter cross with a wreath around it. During WW2, each of these 3 types of qualification badges had small loops under them for a "hangar" that was a small rectangle plaque engraved with the weapon that the soldier qualified with. It was possible to be qualified in more than 1 weapon skill and so an additional plaque was hung under the the previous one.
The weapons that were the badges were issued for included the following (this list is not all conclusive). RIFLE
BAYONET = Not sure how you qualified for this 1.
PISTOL-D = Cavalry troop firing dismounted
CARBINE-D = Cavalry troop firing dismounted
75 RECOIL RIFLE
There was one for anti-aircraft gunner. Another type of Qualification badge that was issued was for Drivers. This too had hangars that displayed the type of equipment that he qualified for.
Then another was Army Aviation Mechanic Qualification Badge. I think the answer you are seeking is that an Army Expert Shooter in the Carbine classification was a soldier who had met the highest grade of qualifications for the Carbine (most likely the M-1) on a firing range. This qualification did NOT have any relavance to his combat experience.
The only carbine that the US Army officially issued as standard issue was the US M-1 (or M-2 fully auto) Carbine. This was a WW2 and Korean War carbine. US Army marksmanship badges during the Vietnam War (M-14 & M-16 Rifles) were: Expert, Sharpshooter, and Marksman. The M-1 Garand Rifle is not to be confused with the M-1 Carbine. Both were general issue at the same time in both Korea and WW2; for the both the US Army and the US Marine Corps. The M-1 Rifle used a 30-06 cartridge and the M-1 Carbine used a cartridge about the size of a pistol/revolver .357 magnum cartridge. If a man has one of those "Carbine Expert 1st Class" badges, then it probably came from the Korean War/WW2 era; when those weapons were general issue.
it was awarded to soldiers who qualify for shooting a rifle. They offered three different qualifications, Marksman, Sharpshooter, and Expert. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how it influenced the ones on duty.
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The standard rifle issued to military personnel was the M-14. It may be in reference to that, but it could also be referring to a rifle range score, marksman (as opposed to sharpshooter or expert) with a score of 146.
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more specific your question is too general..
Simo Häyhä shoooted Moore than 400 Russians
Sharp shooting originated in Europe. In the American Civil War, the man who started the first sharpshooter regiment (1st United States Volunteer Sharpshooter Regiment) was Hiram C. Berdan.
4m1 garand, m1 carbine
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The flamethrower is unlocked at level 65 along with the M1A1 carbine.
I'm sure there are hundreds of different opinions on the effectiveness of the M1 carbine. My father was in 4 campaigns of the European theatre and he would not carry the M1A1 carbine issued to him because of the lack of stopping power. He either used the M1 rifle or Thompson SMG. Mostly the Thompson.
You get the MIAI Carbine Rifle, if you didn't pre-order your copy you have to wait until you get to level 65.
M1 grand, Thompson sub machine gun, m1 carbine, 1911 pistol.
Yes, and it was made by Winchester. BW is the Winchester code.
m1 garand or the m1a1 carbine were the standard issue combat rifles. they were the semi automatic rifles of their time
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Not an expert on this, though it may have influenced the "Jazz Era" of the 20's.. Again, not an expert, and I do hope you get an expert opinion on this, or at least more than mine.
Google search M1 Garand and M1 carbine. Also google search Mauser K98 and Arisaka type 99.
M1 Garand, M1A1 Thompson, Colt. .45, Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR), Grease Gun, K-Bar Bayonet Knife, M1 Carbine, 30 Cal. Light, 50 Cal.
Guns The Evolution of Firearms - 2013 Post WWII to Today From the M-14 to the M4 Carbine 1-7 was released on: USA: January 2013
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All US Military M1 Carbines were built during WW 2. The only ones built after the war were civilian copies.My research indicates that your serial number was assigned to the Inland division of general motors for the time span of Jan.1944-Aug.1944.The serial number range was 4,875,526-5,589,820.All serial numbers were assigned to blocks of serial numbers by the War department,and then issued to all manufactures of the M-1 Carbine.There were 9 different manufactures of the M-1 carbine during World War II.