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Mfg Item #: 1911BKOWC6
Caliber: 45 ACP - Barrel : 5 - Length O/A: 8.6 - Weight : 2.3 lbs - Sights: Blade front Rear drift adjustable for windage - Grips: Engraved wood grips - Finish: OD Green with distressed Copper Cerakote - Magazine: 7 round - After nearly four long years of fighting members of theUnited States Marine Corps Navy Army and Coast Guard hadaccomplished many seemingly insurmountable tasks. Yet inFebruary of 1945 a battle lay before them that would go downin our nations history as one of the most difficult victories everachieved. On the desolate volcanic atoll known as Iwo Jima a new chapter was written in the history of the United States military--and in particular of the Marines who fought tooth and nail for every inch of land against a suicidal foe. - Their victory will be forever remembered immortalized in the famous photograph of the flag raising on Mount Suribachi. On this the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima Auto-Ordnances latest historical gun series honors all those who fought there. Each gun in the Iwo Jima Tribute series is custom engraved with images commemorating the battle and finished in durable Cerakote. - The Iwo Jima 1911 is custom engraved by Outlaw Ordnance on the left side with battle scenes and the official name for the action: Operation Detachment. The grips feature Admiral Chester Nimitzs famous quote Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima uncommon valor was a common virtue; along with a depiction of the famous flag raising on Mount Suribachi. The right side also features a battle scene the dates of the operation Iwo Jima and an advancing American flag. The grip depicts an eagle and anchor. The finish is a Cerakote OD Green with distressed Copper color. Each Iwo Jima 1911 starts as an all steel Auto-Ordnance GI model 1911 made entirely in the United States. The caliber is .45ACP with a 5 barrel and one seven round magazine.