Artist Unknown The Battle Begins with Your Job! Do It Right 1942. Ordnance worker is shown checking out an M-1. Ghostly figures of the end users, infantrymen, are pictured emerging from swirling smoke behind the workman. The Garand M-1 rifle was standard issue by 1941. Only the United States had semi-automatic rifles during World War II. 28×40 near mint, conservation backed.