As many of you know Gen. G. S. Patton Jr. Commanding General, Third United States Army. Stated the following to Maj. Gen. L. H. Campbell, Jr. Chief of Ordnance.
"In my opinion, the M-1 Rifle is the greatest battle implement ever devised."
However, General Patton when visiting Springfield Armory on a short trip home wrote the following in praise of the M1 Rifle. So you now know that General Patton had a Second note about the M1 Garand Rifle.