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Tactical Pistol Shooting
Author: Lawrence Erik
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 0896891755
Pages: 320
Year: 2005-07-25
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The essential reference for the beginning shooter, Tactical Pistol Shooting provides a thorough introduction to the use of tactical pistols. Readers get instruction on defense mindsets, pistol terms, shooting fundamentals and shooting positions, with emphasis on important safety precautions and lawful personal defense.The book then instructs on more advanced techniques, training drills and complicated shooting environments. More than 250 detailed, step-by-step photos clearly illustrate the techniques shooters will master to become more adept with a tactical pistol. Appendixes include a discussion of shooting standards, equipment supplies listings, progress worksheets and more.·Provides beginners a thorough introduction to the use of semiautomatic pistols·Offers techniques for more advanced skills·More than 250 step-by-step photos illustrate techniques
After You with a Pistol
Author: Kyril Bonfiglioli
Publisher: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 146830786X
Pages: 198
Year: 2005-02-01
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After You with the Pistol—the second Charlie Mortdecai novel by Kyril Bonfiglioli, soon to be a major film starring Johnny Depp “Mr Mortdecai, why do you suppose I and my superiors have preserved you from death at very very great trouble and expense?” Charlie Mortdecai—degenerate aristocrat and victim of his own larceny and licentiousness—has no idea. Until it is made clear to him that he must marry the beautiful, sex-crazed and very, very rich Johanna Krampf. The fly in the ointment is that Johanna thinks nothing of involving poor Charlie in her life-threatening schemes such as monarch-assassination, heroin smuggling and—worst of all—survival training at a college for feminist spies. Perhaps, it's all in a good cause—if only Charlie can live long enough to find out.
The Pistol
Author: James Jones
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453215492
Pages: 143
Year: 2011-05-10
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As Japanese planes attack Pearl Harbor, an army private commits a simple crime that will change his life forever Richard Mast is a misfit in the infantry unit at Pearl Harbor. A bright mind in a sea of grunts, his only joy on the morning of December 7, 1941, is that today he has guard duty, which means he gets to carry a pistol. Usually reserved only for officers, the close-quarters weapon is coveted by every man in the infantry for its beauty and the sense of strength it gives the wearer. Mast intends to return the gun at the end of his shift—until the Japanese Navy intervenes. Turmoil erupts when the first bombs fall, and as the Army scrambles to organize its response to the swarm of enemy aircraft, Mast decides to hang on to the weapon, becoming a criminal on the day his country most needs heroes. This ebook features an illustrated biography of James Jones including rare photos from the author’s estate.
Savage Pistols
Author: Bailey Brower, Don Gulbrandsen
ISBN: 081170422X
Pages: 268
Year: 2008
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Well-organized charts and tables with specific information on each model, make, issue, and modification. Detailed information for collectors on: Finishes Grips Serial numbers Inspector marks Barrel specifications Savage automatic pistols are the hidden treasures of gun collecting. Informed collectors agree that these well-designed, superbly crafted, high-quality American firearms have been ignored, with little new information available for the last 40 years. In Savage Pistols, author Bailey Brower Jr. tells the remarkable story of Savage Arms, from its humble beginnings with Arthur Savage in the late 1880s to the creation of the last pistol in the late 1920s. Bailey explains the evolution of the Savage pistol, the role of Savage pistols in World War I, and the pistol's connection to such historical figures as Buffalo Bill Cody, Bat Masterson, and William Pinkerton. This information-packed book includes hundreds of photographs of Savage pistols and rifles, cartridges, holsters, and other Savage products, as well as fascinating advertisements and illustrations touting the wonders of "the pistol that almost was." Savage Pistols is an indispensable resource for any collector, and an intriguing look into the history of American firearms.
Tactical Pistol
Author: Gabriel Suarez
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 0873648641
Pages: 216
Year: 1996-01-01
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Big-city cop and gunfight veteran Gabe Suarez teaches you the most vital lessons and techniques for prevailing in any situation where you must draw your weapon. Chapters include The Dynamics of a Gunfight, The Rules of Close-Quarter Combat, Holding Hostiles at Gunpoint and more.
Author: Mark Kriegel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743284984
Pages: 416
Year: 2008-02-05
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Recounts the life and achievements of the troubled 1970s basketball star, from his relationship with his obsessive father and unbroken college scoring record to the personal demons that challenged his life and his evangelical Christian faith.
Words Like Loaded Pistols
Author: Sam Leith
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096689
Pages: 336
Year: 2016-04-26
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In Words Like Loaded Pistols, Sam Leith traces the art of persuasion, beginning in ancient Syracuse and taking us on detours as varied and fascinating as Elizabethan England, Milton's Satanic realm, the Springfield of Abraham Lincoln and the Springfield of Homer Simpson. He explains how language has been used by the great heroes of rhetoric (such as Cicero and Martin Luther King Jr.), as well as some villains (like Adolf Hitler and Richard Nixon.) Words Like Loaded Pistols is a primer to rhetoric's key techniques; you'll find out how to build your own memory-palace; you'll be introduced to the Three Musketeers: Ethos, Pathos and Logos; and you'll learn how to use chiasmus with confidence and occultation without thinking about it. Most importantly of all, you will discover that rhetoric is useful, relevant – and absolutely nothing to be afraid of.
The Makarov Pistol
Author: Henry C Brown, Cameron S White
Publisher: Edwin H. Lowe Publishing
ISBN: 0994168233
Year: 2016-09-23
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The Makarov Pistol entered service as the primary service pistol in the armed forces and security services of the Soviet Union in 1951. It continues to serve in the forces of the Russian Federation, and the former Soviet Union, and of nations around the world. It has been estimated that some 5 million Makarov pistols had been produced in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation alone up 2002, and production continues for military, police and civil markets in Russia to this day. Additionally, the Makarov Pistol was also produced under license in East Germany, Bulgaria and China. The Makarov Pistol has served around the world in conflicts and security duties in all climates and terrains, and can claim the distinction of being the first firearm to be carried into space. Despite the large numbers and the widespread use of the Makarov Pistol, it remained a rare and little known firearm among western collectors until the end of the Cold War. In the 1990s however, large numbers of Makarov Pistols, accessories and its previously unobtainable 9x18mm cartridge were exported to the west with the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Eastern Bloc, opening up a new field of firearms collecting. While collectors have been documenting and recording the many aspects of the Makarov Pistol over the last 25 years, this information has never been systematically consolidated into a handy reference book - until now. This book documents the Makarov Pistols produced by the Soviet Union and Russian Federation, and the Pistole M, the version produced in East Germany. This is the first volume of a two volume series documenting the history, features, manufacturing variations and markings of the Makarov Pistol, its accessories, documentation and other collectibles available to the collector. This is a book by collectors, for collectors, and it is the first comprehensive collector's review of the Makarov Pistol.
Pistols of the World
Author: Ian V. Hogg
Publisher: Dbi Books
ISBN: 0873491289
Pages: 352
Year: 1992-01-01
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From small bore to big bore, nearly every metallic cartridge pistol made since the late 1850s is listed here. Collectors receive the most complete, authoritative, and illustrated reference with more than 3,000 alphabetically categorized handgun listings that feature historical facts, model descriptions, caliber chamberings, manufacturers, and photos. More than 1,000 listings and 20 years of coverage were added since the previous edition. Specific pistols are easily found with the Gundex(R) and the detailed table of contents. A glossary provides definitions and explanations for technical terms listed throughout the book. A special appendix offers explanations of the abbreviations often listed with ammunition.- Features nearly every metallic cartridge pistol made around the world since the late 1850s- More than 3,000 alphabetically categorized handgun listings feature historical facts, model descriptions, caliber chamberings, manufacturers, and photos- More than 1,000 listings and 20years of coverage added since previous edition
The Modern Technique of the Pistol
Author: Gregory Boyce Morrison, Jeff Cooper
ISBN: 0962134236
Pages: 153
Year: 1991-01-01
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The Automatic Pistol
Author: J.B.L. Noel
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 1581604629
Pages: 128
Year: 2004-11-01
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This reprint of the hard-to-find 1919 classic is one of the earliest tutorials on the semiauto pistol's effective use on the battlefield and for self-defense. WWI veteran and military pistol instructor Noel covers matchless weapons such as the .45 Colt Automatic and 9mm Luger while teaching trigger control, snapshooting and more.
Book of Glock
Author: Robert A. Sadowski
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510716033
Pages: 280
Year: 2018-03-13
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While movies and television have made many people familiar with the name Glock, not many know the history of Glock’s pistols. With The Book of Glock, Robert A. Sadowski showcases all of Glock’s American handgun models, from the first model, the Glock 17, which premiered in 1982, to the all-new G43, and educates firearms enthusiasts on the quirks of each. The Book of Glock references all Glock pistols available in the United States with in-depth information on all models—history, serial numbers, rare Glock variants, comparative models, cutaway sales models, and more. Sadowski worked closely with Stanley Ruselowski, the president of the Glock Collectors Association, to bring readers information and photos of rarely seen Glocks. Each chapter is dedicated to a different model. Sadowski provides a timeline of the company’s evolution and a close look at how Glock redefined the combat pistol. Other chapters touch on rare models, commemorative editions, and Glock tools and accessories. Whether a firearms collector or a new enthusiast, anyone can enjoy Sadowski’s analysis of Glocks throughout history.
The Pistol as a Weapon of Defence in the House and on the Road
Pages: 50
Year: 1875
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Author: Paul M. Barrett
ISBN: 0307719952
Pages: 300
Year: 2013-01-15
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Traces the story of the American gun market as reflected by an Austrian six-cylinder revolver, tracing how it has become a weapon of choice on both sides of the law, in the entertainment industry, and among Second Amendment enthusiasts.
The A B C of Rifle, Revolver and Pistol Shooting
Author: Ira Louis Reeves
Pages: 119
Year: 1913
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