Over the time that I worked as a police officer and then as a gunwriter, I have informally tried to determine where, when and by whom fighting pistolcraft began.
In today's market of small-frame, lightweight, semi-automatic pistols, it's harder to make the case for the concealed-carry revolver. But there's still a case to be made.
Eighty-five years have passed since the introduction of the .357 Magnum. Wiley Clapp contends that it's absolutely the most versatile handgun round ever made.