Happy Birthday 1911

Posted by on March 29, 2011 in Events, Pistols |

A hundred years ago today, the 1911 was officially adopted to be the sidearm of the United States Army.  The M1911 has seen action in every single American conflict from World War I to present day operations.  John Moses Browning’s  1911 is the iconic American handgun who’s legacy will be perpetual.  Its so beloved, the state of Utah has made it their official State handgun and shooters world wide have made it their go to pistol.   So today, we should all say Happy 100th Birthday to  Browning’s legendary 1911 which started it all.

 

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