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Inventing America's Pistol

Renowned experts Jim Supica and Phil Schreier examine history's most famous firearms and explore the stories behind them.

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When it comes to iconic American handguns, one stands head and shoulders above the rest—the venerable 1911. It is perhaps the most successful, recognizable and widely replicated design of all time. Jim Supica and Phil Schreier pay tribute to America's favorite sidearm by exploring the 1911's origins on location and holding their own personal pistol trail at the Gun Gurus Proving Ground.

Season 3