Swept into World War I in April 1917, the U.S. military desperately needed .45 ACP handguns. Both Colt and Smith & Wesson had existing revolver designs adopted as the Model of 1917, and they would go on to serve again during World War II.
Among the top snipers in the trenches of France and Flanders during World War I were Chippewa, Cree, Blackfeet, Mohawk, Iroquois and Inuit men who served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force.
This massive tome is a full-color catalog of everything you never knew you needed for the favorite Class III gun in your life.
For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated Vietnam veteran, found himself with orders to close the doors on this iconic institution.