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- the Charter Arms Bulldog revolver (pictured) became notorious after it was revealed to be serial killer David Berkowitz's weapon of choice?
- the tide of the Texas-Indian Wars was turned at the Battle of Bandera Pass when six-shot revolvers were used for the first time against the Comanches?
- until the 1990s, the Heckler & Koch MP5 and the Uzi were the only weapons designed outside of the United States that were as widespread in Hollywood productions as the U.S.-produced Colt M1911 pistols, M16 assault rifles, Tommy Guns and revolvers?
- the .44 Colt revolver cartridge was used in both percussion and centerfire and both black and smokeless powder loadings?
- in 1915, Hollywood actress Anita King became the first female to ever drive an automobile across the continental United States alone and whose only companions, according to the Los Angeles Times, were "a rifle and a six shooter"?
- despite their names, the revolver cartridge .476 Enfield, .455 Webley, .476 Eley, and .455 Colt all interchange?
- during World War II, James Hill captured two Italian tanks using only his revolver but was wounded while attempting to capture a third?
- Evelina Haverfield, a British suffragette who was arrested after hitting a police officer in the mouth, threatened to "bring a revolver" next time?
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