This manual is published for the information and guidance of personnel responsible for direct and general support
maintenance of the caliber .45 automatic pistol M1911Al. It contains information on maintenance which is beyond the scope of tools, equipment, or supplies normallymavailable to using organizations.
This manual contains a description of and procedures for disassembly, inspection, repair and assembly of the caliber
.45 automatic pistol M1911Al. The appendix contains a list of current references, including supply manuals, technical
manuals and other available publications applicable to the materiel.