Gun Digest's History of Concealed & Defensive Handguns eShort: Discover the history of concealed carry handguns & learn about the firearm laws, facts & equipment behind the world of defensive & concealed carry.
In this excerpt from Defensive Handgun Skills, David Fessenden gives a basic and very useful look at the history of defensive handgun doctrine. Understanding the past will enable you to be better prepared today.
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