May 1935

What Price Pistol?

Volume 19, Issue 2

* The service pistol occupies a rather peculiar place in military armament. It is certainly not the foremost nor yet the hindmost weapon in our national defense. A great many individuals who are equipped with the automatic have very little use for it in either sense of the term. Of course officers are primarily equipped with the pistol; yet amongst those there are relatively few who could be called "pistol-conscious." This is no place to go into all the reasons why individuals do not like pistols.

If you are an MCA&F Member

Click here to login and view all Leatherneck and Marine Corps Gazette articles

OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading

By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article

James J Meade