Eugene Sledge with the M1917 in Okinawa

The M1917 Revolver was a U.S six-shot 45 caliber revolver. It is one of the three main American side-arms during world war 2. Other being the Colt 45 and the Smith & Wesson "Victory" Revolver. Though the Colt 45 and M1917 are featured in the series.

Usage by the MarinesEdit

Cpl. Eugene Sledge is the only marine seen using the revolver. He is given the revolver by his father and is then seen using it on Peleliu and Okinawa. No other marine uses it in the series.

See AlsoEdit

Colt 45