By Frank W. James. Not only a history of handguns used for self defense, but also a topical and informative guide to modern handguns. Gun and holster selection is discussed, as well as techniques and philosophies behind choosing and carrying a handgun for self defense. 256 Pages - Softcover. Explores the history of self-defense handguns and how they have been used. Discusses modern popular concealed carry handguns and holsters. Additional chapters on safety recommendations, fighting calibers, service revolvers, 9mm pistols and the 1911. Covers handgun selection and use, explains laws relating to concealed carry. Lists custom pistolsmiths, schools, training academies and holster manufacturers.
Publisher: Krause Publications
Date of Publication: December, 2004
Number of Pages: 232
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Notes: Paperback, 6" x 9"