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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