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Winchester Model 12
-1912 Model 1912 pump shotgun introduced. Later called the Model 12.
-The Model 12 was designed by Winchester employee Thomas Crossly Johnson, and was based in large part on a design by John Browning.
-The Winchester Model 1912 (also commonly known as the Model 12, or M12) is a hammerless slide-action, i.e., pump-action, shotgun with an external tube magazine.
-From 1912 until first discontinued by Winchester in 1963, nearly two million Model 12 shotguns were produced
-More than 80,000 Model 12 shotguns were purchased during World War II by the United States Marines, Army Air Force, and Navy, mostly for use in the Pacific theater.