The 22mm M7 grenade launcher was a tubular device affixed to the barrel of the M1 Garand rifle to hurl a grenade up to 380 yards. The M7 was in service with U.S. forces from 1943 to 1957 and saw extensive service during World War II.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.