Color photo of Johnson Rifle

Thanks to the following people for making this project possible -

Walt Liss for supplying me with items from his personal archive of Johnson articles and documents.

Frank Walter for information and proof reading my pages and supplying me with Garand related information.

Bob Lamoreaux, for sharing some of his research with me.

Hap Rocketto, for sharing information and photos he had acquired for a magazine article he wrote.

Frank Iannamico for supplying some of the magazine articles used.

Anyone else who has emailed me with support or information.


Small Arms of the World, 11th Edition by Edward Clinton Ezell, Stackpole Books, P.O. Box 1831 Harrisburg , PA; 1977 (Sadly out of print - so if you find a copy buy it!!).

U.S. Infantry Weapons Of WW2 by Bruce Canfield, Andrew Mowbray Publishers, Lincoln, RI.; 1994 . (If you want a good book about WW2 US military weapons get this one) .

The M1 Garand: WORLD WAR 2 by Scott Duff, P.O. Box 414, Export, PA; 1994. (First in an excellent series by the author - well worth buying).

The Johnson Model Of 1941 Users Manual - Johnson Automatics Trust, India Bldg., 84 State Street, Boston, Mass; 1941

International Armament (Volume 2) by George B. Johnson & Hans Bert Lockhoven, International Small Arms Publishers, Cologne, Germany; 1965

Rifles and Machine Guns of the World's Armies by Melvin M. Johnson Jr., The Infantry Journal, Washington D.C., 1944


Garand Collectors Assn. Journal vol. 12, Spring 1998, pp2 to 5 - Article by Sonny Laine - GCA, P.O. Box 181. Richmond, KY 40475

U.S. Patent Numbers- 2,094,156 ; 2,146,743 ; 2,181,131 & 2,215,470  - Melvin M. Johnson Jr./ Johnson Automatics Trust, U.S.P.T.O., Washington D.C.; 1937 to 1940 .

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