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Guns of the FBI

Guns of the FBI

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By Bill Vanderpool, NA Session 88


Guns of the FBI: A History of the Bureau’s Firearms and Training, gives the shooting public a sweeping tour of the firearms and training of America’s elite agents. Author Bill Vanderpool is a firearms expert and special agent who worked at the covert agency’s Firearms Training Unit at Quantico. Readers are treated to Vanderpool’s lifetime of experience and years of research to uncover the FBI’s transition from gangster-era guns to the most advanced firearms used to combat terrorism and organized crime today.

The second book in Gun Digest’s Heritage Series, Guns of the FBI provides a riveting insider’s look at the weapons used by America’s clandestine law enforcement agency from the early days of Prohibition to the present. It’s a fascinating deep dive into the history of the firearms deployed by the agency from the 1920s to today. The book is hardcover, with a 16-page color photo section.

Inside Guns of the FBI:

- A close look at the FBI’s handguns, shotguns and sniper rifles
- Related equipment including holsters and ammo
- The FBI’s firearms courses through the years and how they changed
- Historic, never-before-seen FBI gun photos and documents
- Reprinted article on guns and firearms training by J. Edgar Hoover!

The book reveals the shooting ranges, courses and training protocol used by the FBI, which will be of intense interest to those working in law enforcement, civilian shooters and especially armed citizens who practice concealed carry today. Included is a study of accessories such as ammunition, holsters, and more, as the guns and tactics advanced through more than 80 years.

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