Originally Posted by LiveSteam
By Lee Tae-hoon
Washington has agreed to allow the importation of M1 Garand rifles from Seoul, reversing its earlier decision to ban the shipping of the weapon used by South Korean and U.S. soldiers during the 1950-53 Korean War, a senior defense official said Wednesday.
“The U.S. government approved the imports of some 86,000 of the rifles,” said Lee Sun-chul, deputy defense minister for force and resources management.
They currently sell for around $220, according to another defense ministry official.
Sweet... Gramps was in the Korean war as an airplane mechanic. I'll have to see about this. Always been a fan of the Garand...