Joe L. You’ve forgotten the S.A.C.M. This article skips the well known fact that during the end of the war with scarce materials available many of these arm were produced with receivers of aluminum in place of steel. There are a total of [ 96 ] WW2 German Guns (1939-1945) … IV) - artillery observer, Beobachtungspanzer Panther - artillery observer, Flakpanzer IV mit 3 cm FlaK Vierling (official designator for, 8.8 cm Flak 18 auf Zgkw 12 - AA gun in field gun mount on, 8.8 cm Flak 18 auf Zgkw 18 - AA gun in field gun mount on, Sd.Kfz. 10,450 Astra 600s had been delivered to Germany until German occupation of France ceased. The German ones had an actual safety and came in 32 vs 380. Non-domestic derivatives, e.g. I have a French Unique ‘Kreigs Model 7.65 pistol made in Hendaye France from 1940-45 during the Nazi occupation. P.S. Adapted from MG30 and adopted as standard machine gun in 1934. 27: Böhmische Waffenfabrik (Czech made under German occupation (after mid-March 1939)) 7.65 mm Browning/.32 ACP: Wehrmacht, SS, Police All ČZ 27's Produced for German use were all marked on the slide with "Pistole Modell 27 Kal 7.65" with the addition of "Böhmische Waffenfabrik Prag." I guess one can be brave at their basement keyboard where there is no real fear of catching a deserving fist in the face. 25,000 delivered prior to liberation of France. When the Austrian Army was absorbed, existing Steyr M1912 pisols were rechambered to fire 9mm Parabellum rounds. I had too make the rounds from .32 shells and bullets I got with the gun, but the guy I got the gun from didn’t turn down the shells enough so they were to long and the gun wouldn’t run right!! 131,503 produced from 1940 to 1942 for German use. The MG 15 was at the beginning of the war mainly used on aircraft of the Luftwaffe. The author says the hapless physician had not been close to combat. You’re the one who is sounding like the ill tempered liberal here. Following political instability build-up in Europe from 1930, the Germans, which aimed to dominate Europe, attacked Poland on 1 September 1939, marking the start of World War II. “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” or something akin to that. This author is an egotistical jackass. A competitor of the Maschinenkarabiner 42(H) from Walther. Both were fine pistols though somewhat underpowered. I never had much interest when I was younger but things have change since I’ve gotten older. ", Examples produced for German use included a. D/E (Sd.Kfz. Enlarged version of American. Area Code: 615 . A few years ago, some more of the german marked Star pistols were imported into the U.S. and the brought an additional $100 to $150 extra over an unmarked model Star pistol. My uncle brought back after the war and it has all the Nazi Waffenampt markings on it. ˈhapləs/ I appreciate your zeal in defending military physicians and medicine but you’re way off base in targeting Dr Dabbs. The Germans used a number of type designations for their weapons. Initially named Maschinenpistole 43 and then Maschinenpistole 44. adjective He was stating historical facts and describing what the underpowered round was used for. No way Dr Dabbs was being genuine & respectful with his “…sold the shiny pistol to an Army doctor on board who had never been anywhere close to combat” comment. Supposedly, and correct me if I’m wrong, the German government bartered with the Spanish government for the manufacture of the Star 9mm to supplement German government employees as everyone from the postal worker to the meter maid was required to be armed and there just wasn’t enough German handguns to go around. It fires an oddball .32 cal.round and my weapon has all Nazi markings with the original holster!! That said, Dr. Dabbs thank you for another insightful article. 1. The dirtbag who killed the most used .25acp/6.35mm Google vassily blokhin,he was stalin’s favorite executioner. What is it about the internet where judgemental assholes feel so free to openly criticize others on personal level? Approximately 2,000 produced of first variation, 5,000 of second and third variations. Lighten up on Will Dabbs MD. 8200 were produced under German occupation. It got stolen by a moving company when he moved in the 80s. [1], Nazi Germany had captured many models of foreign equipment. 29 rifle to more closely conform with standard-issue Karabiner 98k. Feeding all these different pistols must have been a gargantuan chore. The MP40 is an improved version of MP38, utilizing stamped metal parts for easier mass production. Legacy Collectibles has a great selection of WW2 guns for sale, including all different types of pistols from WWII. “if you’re one of the many hapless car buyers who’ve been shafted” The only time I ever saw a German Soldier on a news reel using a gun that wasn’t a Luger, or a P-38, or a Walther PP or any other German handgun was this man using it to execute (coup-de- gras ) of a machine gunned partisan. Gotta raise a cold one to those old war horses of years past , they went through hell to let us sit here and pound on a keyboard … and those that followed in their footsteps. An emergency weapon production can be traced to Mauser and Walther but full identification is still uncertain. It seems to me that you’re hypersensitive and looking for something to rub against. h078382 deactivated 1914 mauser - 7.65 pistol & holster. BY TYPE . WW2 German Guns (1939-1945) Infantry / Small Arms. as well… instead of throwing inappropriate personal insults do some research so you get a clue! Thanks for the Merriam-Webster cut & paste…real helpful. He is a frequent contributor to GUNS and American HANDGUNNER magazines; I think you would find his articles very informative. I really enjoy the way you blend technical data, history with personal experiences in your articles. BY DECADE. What I would give to talk to them now. Hey Mitch, that was a “tongue in cheek” comment made by the author; who himself is a physician. Experimental lightweight selective-fire weapon, with roller-locked blowback system, only prototypes built prior to end of war. Still missed one. Seriously? It has virtually no bluing on it, but it still shoots great and is a handy little family heirloom. Pre-Anschluss Austrian examples designated. adjective: hapless. Adaptation of Czechoslovak vz. Improved version of the Raketenpanzerbüchse 43, adding a blast shield. World War II was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. The factory was run by the Austrian firm Steyr. Mauser self-loading rifle design tested in 1941, not accepted for service. Export variants or licensed copies, e.g. 7.5 cm Gebirgsgeschütz 36 - most common German mountain gun of World … h041583 de-activated mauser m1910 pistol (1920's production). He has spent his share of time in the military and medicine and is an ardent advocate of both. The manual safety on the Sauer 38H was excluded on pistols produced between 1944 and 1945. The FN M1910 was produced under the German occupation. and is 95-98% blued and original with original soft shell holster. Doesn’t look like a Hi-Power to me. After being replaced by other machine guns many MG 15s were modified for use by ground forces.