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Eric Roth. Forrest Gump. VHS. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Paramount Pictures, 1994. Posted by Kenny99 as “800px-FG-M16-1.”Internet Movie Firearms Database – Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games. http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/File:FG-M16-1.jpg (accessed March 26, 2013).

Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump

 

The M16 rifle has a rich history in the American society. The M16 rifle has become a mainstay in the American military since its adoption in 1969. Slick, light-weight, and deadly accurate, the M16 rifle has become a part of the American culture and will be continued to be valued for years to come.