Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
I seem to remember vaguely reading that before somewhere, I think his S&W revolvers were some of the first .357 magnums that they ever made, George Patton was one of the richest officers in the U.S Army.
Correct, Elmer Kieth and his cohorts developed that cartridge starting around 1935. Until the introduction of the .357 as a factory item the most powerful production revolver was the 1847 Colt Walker, a cap and ball gun.