Why would Paladin Press reprint a 70-year-old Colt firearm catalog that doesn't contain a single AR-15 rifle, M4 carbine or stainless-steel pistol? Because A Century of Achievement is far more than just a catalog of products; it's a unique insight into Colt's celebration of its first 100 years as a firearms manufacturer. By perusing the guns in these pages and taking a guided tour through the 1930s manufacturing plant in Hartford, Connecticut, you will gain a new appreciation for the exceptional materials and craftsmanship that went into the firearms that built Colt's reputation. As an additional bonus, the catalog includes a personal shooting lesson from Col. Charles Askins, legendary Border Patrol officer, soldier and expert shot. Original copies of A Century of Achievement sell for hundreds of dollars today. Now, this quality reprint edition is available for collectors, historians, Colt aficionados and anyone who wants a glimpse into one company's influence on an entire nation.What makes this book so significant is that the history was captured as USASOC troops (Green Berets, Rangers, PsyOps, SpecOps Aviation and Civil Affairs) were fighting the war, providing an easily understood snapshot of the war as it ...
|Title||:||A Century Of Achievement|
|Author||:||Colt Manufacturing Co.|
|Publisher||:||Paladin Press - 2006-07-01|