This Chiappa Citadel M1-9 is a semi-auto rifle that boasts classic style and nostalgia. It is modeled after the World War II-era USGI M1 Carbine, one of Americas best military rifles. While the overall dimensions, sights, and design of the trigger group remain the same as the original M1 Carbine, the Citadel M1-9 is offered in a more affordable caliber, making it more practical for most shooters. It features a straight blowback design that makes for easy cleaning and maintenance while delivering the ultimate in reliability. This rifle is easy to shoot and accepts standard Beretta 92 style magazines.