Films and television programmes have made the public much more familiar with the handgun as it features in many dramas and thrillers, but unfortunately this exposure has led to many misconceptions about the uses and capabilities of such weapons. This book offers a more measured and realistic assessment of its virtues and faults.
Frederick Wilkinson has had a life-long interest in arms and armour. He served in the RAF and the Metropolitan Special Constabulary and has worked for Sothebys, the Royal Armouries and the Imperial War Museum. He is past President and current Vice President of the Arms and Armour Society, Vice President and Fellow of the Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He is an Associate of the Royal Historical Society and has lectured to various groups on firearms and concealed weapons. Up until 1997 he was an active shooter, and he is the author of many books and articles on arms and firearms.
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