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The .45 ACP was an American cartridge used in several firearms during World War II.


With a rim and body diameter of 12.0mm, the .45 ACP (11.5 x 23) cartridge weighs 14.9 grams, and has a muzzle velocity of 260 metres per second.[1]

Weapons using the cartridge

As well as the Colt 1911A1 pistol[2] and the Thompson Submachine Gun, the cartridge was also used in the De Lisle silent carbine.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Williams, Anthony G. Rapid Fire - The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces. Airlife Publishing. 2000. ISBN 1-84037-122-6 Table 2 Section 4 (Page 234)
  2. Marchington, James. The Encyclopedia of Handheld Weapons. Brassey's. 2002. ISBN 1-85753-360-7 Pages 41 and 42

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