Revisiting the M1 Carbine (VIDEO)

Kirsten Joy Weiss takes a quick look at the venerable U.S. Carbine Caliber .30 M1, its origins, and its operation.

With some 6.5 million produced during World War II, this war baby saw combat with the U.S. military well into the 1960s and has been popular with collectors, sportsmen and those who like a handy little rifle ever since.