Corrected entry: There is a scene (with Sgt. Strykers face superimposed on the screen) depicting his squad (and others) undergoing training. The Marines in this scene are armed with the 30/06 1903 Springfield Bolt Action rifle. In subsequent scenes which are suppose to be during the same time period they are armed with the M-1 rifle. The training scenes are apparently stock footage taken either before or very early in the war.
Corrected entry: Forrest Tucker leaves two buddies one armed with a M-1 rifle which takes an 8 rd. clip the other a Browning Automatic Rifle which takes a 20 rd. box magazine to get ammo. Although both weapons are 30 06 caliber, the clips & magazines are not interchangeable. Tucker picks up bandoliers of M-1 ammo only, stops for coffee, the delay causes one buddy to be killed the other wounded. Even if he had returned promptly, the ammo would have been of no help to the BAR man.