Discussion in 'Military History' started by OpanaPointer, Feb 14, 2021.
Alanbrooke, interviewed by Trevor-Roper & Cyril Ray.
Introduced by Horrocks.
In 1944, Alan Brooke, chief of the imperial general staff, remarked to King George VI that field marshal Montgomery, fresh from his victory over Rommel's forces in the Battle of El Alamein, was clearly "a very good soldier." But, he added, "I think he is after my job."
"I thought," George playfully replied, "he was after mine!"
Field Manual for 1911A (1940)
Until you have problems with the ejector or shear-spring ! Then it goes full Auto !! Believe me, I found out the hard way
Not really. Scared the bejesus out of me the first time it happened. Of course I had to try a few more magazines just to be sure. But only with three rounds !!
You needed to adjust that dohickey and tighten some random screws.
Yeah, but with three clips makes a he'll of a self-defense deterrent !
My apologies if I've already posted this. But after a gallon of Pabst and my short memory it's new to me !