TITLE

The Colt Heritage (Book Review)

AUTHOR(S)
Scheck, George F.
PUB. DATE
November 1979
SOURCE
Library Journal;11/1/1979, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p2342
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book 'The Colt Heritage: The Official History of Colt Firearms, 1826-Present,' by R.L. Wilson.
ACCESSION #
5794417

 

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