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==In ''[[Saving Private Ryan]]''==
 
==In ''[[Saving Private Ryan]]''==
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 [[Miller's Men|Captain Miller's men]] as a side arm. [[Capt. John H. Miller|Captain Miller]] used this and shot at the [[Tiger Tank]] on [[Ramelle]] bridge, in a vailiant last stand.
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This sidearm 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 [[Miller's Men|Captain Miller's men]] as a side arm. [[Capt. John H. Miller|Captain Miller]] used this and shot at the [[Tiger Tank]] on [[Ramelle]] bridge, in a vailiant last stand.
 
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[[Category:Weapons]]
 
[[Category:American Weapons]]
 
[[Category:American Weapons]]

Latest revision as of 23:42, 22 December 2014

Colt M1911A1
Colt M1911A1.jpg
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 Saving Private Ryan[edit | edit source]

This sidearm 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, in a vailiant last stand.

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