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1911 the First 100 Years: The First 100 Years

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In 1911, the history of firearms changed forever with the adoption of the greatest pistol ever designed, the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911--known today simply as the 1911. Now, in one fascinating, illustrated volume, authority Patrick Sweeney celebrates the 100th anniversary of the greatest fighting handgun ever designed, John M. Brownings legendary 1911 .45.

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Published May 14th 2014 by Krause Publications (first published August 27th 2010)
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“When you get down to it, what matters is practice, will and a certain amount of skill. Capacity is a small matter, but if everything else is equal, capacity will win out. That's why we want magazines with lots of bullets in them.” 0 likes
“in matches. He pioneered the matted slide and the frenched borders on 1911s. Now, the look of an honest-to-goodness” 0 likes
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