Hooded man posing with .357 Magnum handgun in Thiepval Barracks, the British Army headquarters in N Ireland. The gun was recovered from the Provisional IRA by the security forces in N Ireland. It was discovered that this actual gun had been used in a murder bid on a senior legal figure in Belfast. The discovery of the weapon signalled a major escalation in the Provos' firepower. A further security force concern was that the gun had smuggled in from the USA were is was made under licence from Spanish company, AyA, aka Aguirre & Aranzabal, and reckoned to be more powerful than the Colt 45 revolver. It was popularly known as the Dirty Harry gun alluding to the Clint Eastwood film of that name  197512000753c...Copyright Image from Victor Patterson, 54 Dorchester Park, Belfast, United Kingdom, UK...For my Terms and Conditions of Use go to http://www.victorpatterson.com/Victor_Patterson/Terms_%26_Conditions.html
Hooded man posing with .357 Magnum handgun in Thiepval Barracks, the British Army headquarters in N Ireland. The gun was recovered from the Provisional IRA by the security forces in N Ireland. It was discovered that this actual gun had been used in a murder bid on a senior legal figure in Belfast. The discovery of the weapon signalled a major escalation in the Provos' firepower. A further security force concern was that the gun had smuggled in from the USA were is was made under licence from...
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