GENERAL
Curtis E. LeMay

Gun known to have been presented to him by
the Colt Firearms company and from his personal collection.



MODEL

SERIAL

HISTORY

Colt
SSP Experimental Semi Automatic .
Model 1971
G.X. 9728

This gun is cased with a brass tag on top that says: " GENERAL CURTIS LEMAY / FROM THE COLT'S PT. FA. MFG. CO. " This gun
was an attempt by Colt in the 1970's to get the replacement gun for the model 1911 . The gun is in stainless steel with wood grips and is in 9 mm and
45 caliber's. There were between 30 and 50 of these guns manufactured. This gun was the only one made in interchangeable caliber's . This gun was given
to LeMay for his help to Colt in obtaining the new gun contract .


Colt
Model 1903

134973
This Colt 380 was issued to General LeMay upon his promotion to General and he carried this gun for many years after in the line of duty . General Curtis Le May gained recognition in 1943 and 1944 leading the 8 Th air force on raids over Germany , in 1945 he led the B 29 raids against the Japanese home land . .

Virginian
Dragon

S34703
This revolver in a 44 Remington caliber , 8 1/2 inch barrel , Stainless steel , walnut grips , checkered hammer , plain trigger , with presentation grips . General Le May was presented this gun by Mr Roderick D Sward who owned Interarms at the manufacturing plant in Midland Virginia .
Remington
Model 700
106236

This custom Model 700 Remington in 6 MM , stocked with a piece of triple X walnut , 22 inch barrel , cheek piece and checkered . The gun was presented to General LeMay by a Remington employee who was working for him in the USAF , who later return to work for Remington and built this rifle for presentation to General LeMay.

 

Winchester Model 1895

 

410105
This rifle was given to General LeMay while in Germany by one of the sergeants under his command during the occupation of Germany . This take down model rifle is in 30 -06 caliber .

Ruger
10 / 22 rifle

D89475
This gun was purchase by General LeMay while he served in the United States as chief of the strategic air command .

Hammerli
Walther Olympia
Target pistol.

05731
This cased pistol with all accessories is inscribed on the right side of the slide " C. E. LeMay " Lemay retired on February 1 1965

High Standard
Trophy Model

812684
This highly polished presentation pistol has a 8 inch barrel , muzzle brake , 4 ounce barrel weight , fixed front site , adjustable rear site , 10 round magazine , high gloss walnut checkered grips and in side a lightly engraved border is a inscription in gold that reads " Curtis E. Le May " and " General USAF".

Detonics
Combat Master
CR11066
It is unknown when General LeMay obtained this gun.

Russian
Tokarev

XP873
This trophy pistol was presented to General LeMay from " Lt. General Chang Sun Whan / Chief of Staff / Republic of Korean Air Force ". It is a battle field gun taken from a dead North Korean Officer during the Korean War .

Colt officers Model Target

8846
This gun has a 6 inch barrel in 22 caliber , blue finish , Kings target sights , pearl grips with medallions and class A engraving . This gun was shipped to H &D Folsom Arms Co , New York City on September 23 1933 .

Colt
Army Special

537185
This colt was made in 1926 in 38 special caliber , 6 inch barrel ,blue finish , walnut grips and is inscribed on the left side " NATIONAL POLICE / PISTOL / CHAMPIONSHIP / SEA GIRT N. J. / 1926 " and on the right side " MILITARY CAPT . / ARTHUR W . WALLENDER "

Colt Officers Model

753058
This custom engraved Colt in 38 special caliber , 6 inch vent rib barrel , blue finish , walnut grips with medallions and is fitted with Kings Target sights .
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