Combat Pistol History


I have only seen this photo in black and white before. This is a group of some of the big names in the early development of combat pistol shooting and later the various

From the left to right is Ray Chapman, Eldon Carl, Thell Reed, Jeff Cooper and Jack Weaver. Jack Weaver being the fellow the Weaver shooting stance is named for since e is widely credited with developing it.


  1. You’ll notice that you’re looking right down the barrels of those guns. One hand grip from the hip and still dead on.

    Legends, every one.

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