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Colt M45A1: A Modernized M1911 For The Marines

In 2012, the Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operations Capable teams were issued Colts' modernized take on the M1911 design, the M45A1.

Rifleman Q&A: How Do Army 'M' Numbers Work?

M1 Garand, M1911, M14 rifle...where does the military come up with all these numbers and how do they work?

Rifleman Q&A: What Was the Colt Ace?

Even though Colt doesn't offer rimfire guns any longer, the company used to in the form of the Colt Ace and Ace II conversion kits.

ARTV: Civilian Marksmanship Program M1911 Pistol Sales

The Civilian Marksmanship Program, a privatized entity that was formerly the Office of the Director of Civilian Marksmanship, is selling surplus M1911 and M1911A1 handguns from the U.S. Army in order to support its mission of teaching and promoting marksmanship.

The Rise of the 9mm M1911

For most of its existence, the M1911 pistol has been inexorably linked to the .45 ACP cartridge. But thanks to advances in the platforms and ammunition, M1911s in 9mm Luger may just be the perfect pair.

Review: Rock Island Armory BBR 3.10 Pistol

The Rock Island Armory BBR 3.10 blends the styling, handling and chambering of the classic 1911 with the compact features and enhanced elements today's defensive shooters desire.

This Old Gun: Norwegian Model 1914 Pistol

In this American Rifleman TV segment of "I Have This Old Gun," we take a look at the history and development of the Norwegian Model 1914 handgun chambered in .45 ACP, a close copy of the U.S. Colt M1911.

Preview: Springfield Armory Ronin 1911 10 mm Auto

In this product preview, we take a look at the newest addition to the Ronin 1911 series from Springfield Armory, the Ronin 1911 chambered in 10 mm Auto.

Veterans Day, Armistice Day and A Captain’s M1911

In this article, we go into the history of Veterans and Armistice Day along with the story of a World War I veteran's experience on the last day of the war and his M1911 service pistol.

'Over There': The Sgt. Alvin York Story

Watch this American Rifleman TV segment "Over There! Part Five" to learn about the famous action during World War I for which Sgt. York was awarded the Medal of Honor.

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