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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
The .30 Carbine cartridge was designed in 1941 for the M1 Carbine. It is
based on the old Winchester .32-caliber and has a tapered body and
rimless case. This round fires a .308-caliber, 110-grain bullet at 1,975
fps. The gun and cartridge were designed to give artillerymen,
radiomen, tank crews, paratroopers and officers a small, light rifle
that had more power and greater range than the M1911 pistol.