Part name: Operating
Part Function: The Operating Spring
provides the M1 with the power to feed and cycle
the semiautomatic action.
Special Notes: none.
Other items of interest in this
photograph: Ammunition. The M1
Garand usually used 30-06 caliber ammunition on
8 round clips. One of those clips is shown here
along with two loose individual rounds.
Spring shown during re-assembly.
page was last updated on: March 14, 2002