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(Proper terminology and add that it was not he original)
(The M1911A1 was introduced in 1924, the original M1911 was in 1911. They're different, so I added the proper dates.)
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|image = [[File:Colt M1911A1.jpg|300px]]
|Introduction Date = 1911
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|Introduction Date = 1924
 
|Manufacturer = Colt Manufacturing Company
 
|Manufacturer = Colt Manufacturing Company
|Service Length = 1911-Present
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|Service Length = 1924-Present
 
|Users = United States Armed Forces
 
|Users = United States Armed Forces
 
|Type Weapon = Semi-Automatic Pistol
 
|Type Weapon = Semi-Automatic Pistol
 
|Ammunition Type = .45 ACP
 
|Ammunition Type = .45 ACP
 
|Magazine Capacity = 7 Round Magazine}}
 
|Magazine Capacity = 7 Round Magazine}}
The '''Colt M1911A1''' is a semi-automatic pistol developed by the Colt Manufacturing Company in the United States. It has been in service for over a century and chambered in the .45 ACP; with a 7 round single-stack magazine. It was an updated version of the original Colt M1911.
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The '''Colt M1911A1''' is a semi-automatic pistol developed by the Colt Manufacturing Company in the United States. It has been in service for over a century and chambered in the .45 ACP; with a 7 round single-stack magazine. It was an updated version of the original Colt M1911, which was made in 1911.
   
 
==In the film==
 
==In the film==

Revision as of 11:50, May 30, 2014

Colt M1911A1
Colt M1911A1
History
Introduction Date:

1924

Manufacturer:

Colt Manufacturing Company

Service Length:

1924-Present

Users:

United States Armed Forces

Technical Data
Type Weapon:

Semi-Automatic Pistol

Ammunition Type:

.45 ACP

Magazine Capacity:

7 Round Magazine

The Colt M1911A1 is a semi-automatic pistol developed by the Colt Manufacturing Company in the United States. It has been in service for over a century and chambered in the .45 ACP; with a 7 round single-stack magazine. It was an updated version of the original Colt M1911, which was made in 1911.

In the film

It was used as the standard issued sidearm of the American military during World War 2. The pistol was also seen in the hands of many infantry men; including Captain Miller's men as a side arm. Captain Miller used this and shot at the Tiger Tank on Ramelle bridge.

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