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The Beretta M9 Pistol
     

The Beretta M9 Pistol

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by Leroy Thompson
 

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In 1990 the Beretta M9 replaced the venerable Colt 1911 as the main pistol of choice for the US Army, and it has seen widespread use in Iraq and Afghanistan. Written by a leading pistol expert who currently trains US Special Forces in the use of this weapon, this book is an honest appraisal of the successes and failings of the 9mm Beretta. The volume traces the

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In 1990 the Beretta M9 replaced the venerable Colt 1911 as the main pistol of choice for the US Army, and it has seen widespread use in Iraq and Afghanistan. Written by a leading pistol expert who currently trains US Special Forces in the use of this weapon, this book is an honest appraisal of the successes and failings of the 9mm Beretta. The volume traces the Beretta designs that preceded the M9, as well as its use on the battlefield, including the impact it has had on close combat training due its the larger magazine capacity. It also details the adoption of the Beretta by US law enforcement agencies and the impact this has had. This is a fascinating history of a classic pistol and an assessment of its future use.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849088374
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
09/20/2011
Series:
Weapon , #11
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
80
File size:
13 MB
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Meet the Author

Leroy Thompson trained and advised military and police special operations units around the world, focusing especially on the tactical use of firearms. He has previously had 40 books published and more recent titles include The Hostage Rescue Manual, The Counterinsurgency Manual and Secret Techniques of the Elite Forces. He has also had various firearms books published including Great Combat Handguns, and appeared as a weapons expert on documentaries for Discovery, National Geographic and the BBC.
Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Édouard Detaille.

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The Beretta M9 Pistol 3.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have an M-9 airsoft pistol and its really accurate
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Call of duty is just a stupid dumb video game anyway. The M9 is a tough and acurate gun!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
But in combat it is a accurate fast firing reliable weapon
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
U suck
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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