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A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 1917

A wartime stopgap revolver remains the basis for today’s most sophisticated wheelguns.

Investigation of a Legend: The Graf Spee and the Ballester-Molina

The Argentine-made Ballester-Molina pistol, which borrows from both the M1911 and the Star Model B, has an intriguing possible tie to the Graf Spee and Britain’s clandestine MI6. Was a Nazi pocket battleship’s armor really used to make guns for the British during World War II?

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