Should USMC Pistol be .45 Cal or 9mm? Let the Debate Begin!

Contributor:  Jason Verdugo
Posted:  08/08/2012  12:00:00 AM EDT
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Tags:   9mm | Beretta | USMC | Pistol | .45 Cal | M1911
After almost three decades (1985), the M1911 family tree grows a branch. When the M9 Beretta 9mm was chosen to replace the venerable M1911 45 caliber pistol , many thought it was just modernization, others thought it was a travesty. From the day that the M9 was chosen a debate has broiled between gun enthusiasts and military members as to the logic of the decision and its consequences. First,...

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