COLT M1911 .45 AUTOMATIC PISTOL: M1911, M1911A1, MARKINGS, VARIANTS, AMMUNITION, ACCESSORIES
80pp., 374 colour & b/w illus. 2019. The Colt M1911 is one of the most well-known and popular military weapons of the 20th century. Designed by John Browning, this pistol, with its legendary reliability and firepower, represents the developmental starting point of a majority of automatic pistols to this day. It was the standard-issue sidearm of the US armed forces for more than 70 years and is still in use throughout the world.