Ok, ok, THIS is the guy.
Wanted to see if you were paying attention. John Moses Browning (pbuh) is the portrait above.
That other guy was the wild-eyed abolitionist that tried to spark the Civil War off a bit early.
The Marine Corps Way and Institutional Memory - Until after WWII, ammo was corrosive and dirty. Rifles that were not cleaned of the corrosive salts could be ruined by rust sitting on a rack in the armory...
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