While you are at the NRA Annual Meetings in Houston, Texas, I encourage you to take a break from the show floor and attend two special events. Noted sniping authority Maj. John L. Plaster, U.S. Army (Ret.), and historian Martin K.A. Morgan are onboard for two American Rifleman Special Sessions of tremendous interest to NRA members.
At American Rifleman’s seminar “The Greatest Pistol in the World: 100 Years of the U. S. Model of 1911,” two distinguished World War II veterans who will speak during the session, also will be available before and after the presentation to sign books, DVDs and autographs.
Donald R. Burgett was a 19-year-old paratrooper who dropped into Normandy in the early morning of June 6, 1944, with an M1 Garand and a U.S. M1911 pistol. He fought through France, Holland, Belgium and Germany, ending the war at Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. An NRA Life member, Burgett was NRA’s guest at its 140th Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Pittsburgh, Pa.