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The M1911: The Greatest Pistol in the World

When the Colt 1911 was adopted by the U.S. military for combat use, the precursor to American Rifleman dubbed it The Greatest Pistol in the World.

The Trials of the M1911

The adoption of the M1911 came to be through a lengthy trials process and a partnership between Colt’s Mfg. and John Moses Browning.

Colt History: A Look Back At The 1911

Officially called the Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911, John Browning’s masterpiece is as popular and practical today as it was 100 years ago.

The M1911: The Greatest Pistol in the World

When the Colt 1911 was adopted by the U.S. military for combat use, the precursor to American Rifleman dubbed it The Greatest Pistol in the World.

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