what does it do
it was a semi automatic gun in different wars and its a side arm in october 1986
how does it work
the slide is move moved to its moved to its farthest reward travel which allows the top of a cartage to exit grooves called locking lungs secure the barrel together for firing. The barrel moved slide titled back and fired.
was it successfully used
yes it was successfully it was used in all the wars for an side arm in ww1, ww2, and Vietnam war