Luger: The Story of the World's Most Famous Handgun

Luger: The Story of the World's Most Famous Handgun

The distinctive look of the Luger and its role in German military history make it the world’s most famous handgun. In Luger, renowned gun expert John Walter traces the history of this semiautomatic pistol from an early design by Hugo Borchardt in the 1890s through its use in the trenches of the First World War to the final days of the Third Reich in WWII. Other books on the Parabellum-Pistole, as the Luger was also known, focus strictly on narrow subjects like manufacturing details or accessories. While still offering the technical details to satisfy the collector, Walter provides a comprehensive narrative history. Readers will learn of the initial collaboration between Borchardt and Georg J. Luger, who patented the design in 1898. Following initial adoption by the Swiss Army, design refinements convinced the Imperial German Navy to order the sidearm, while the US Army passed on it following field trials in favor of the Colt. Production ramped up for World War I and the gun became a prized trophy for Allied soldiers in both that conflict and World War II. (German soldiers, aware of their desirability, even used them as bait for booby traps.) Today, it is still desired by collectors both for its unique design and for its connection to the history of Nazi Germany, and Luger: The ...

  • ASIN: 1510727280

WW2 German P08 Luger Tool

WW2 German P08 Luger Tool

The most accurate reproduction Luger tool on the market. ATTENTION: Ensure you choose World War Supply" as the seller to guarantee you receive an authentic, high quality World War Supply product as well as the great World War Supply customer service you expect. If a new seller arises offering the product for a lower price, the product is not associated with World War Supply and may be of lower quality and will have no World War Supply customer service or guarantee.

  • Brand: World War Supply
  • ASIN: B00KCADL9U

Police Lugers: German Police Lugers and Their Markings 1918-1958

Police Lugers: German Police Lugers and Their Markings 1918-1958

Five Complete Chapters covered by the book include: Chapt. 1 Making Modern Germany Chapt. 2 Policing Germany, including Police Unit Marks Chapt. 3 Arming Weimar Germany, including Weimar Police Lugers, the Sear Safety, the Magazine Safety, profiles of Weimar Police Lugers, Police holsters, Police Magazines and Police tools & miscellaneous. Chapter 4 3rd Reich Police Lugers Chapter 5 DDR Deutsche Volkspolizei (People's Police) Lugers a complete catalog of Police Luger Markings The book has both color identification pictures and black & white historical period pictures.

  • ASIN: 0985833505

Standard Catalog of Luger

Standard Catalog of Luger

This comprehensive identification and price guide goes a long way to giving Luger enthusiasts information to enjoy and be successful in an extremely active collector market. WithStandard Catalog of Luger, firearms enthusiasts receive an unrivaled reference that includes:Reproduction of symbols and makers' marks from every model of Luger for use in accurately identifying the hundreds of Luger variationsMore than 1,000 detailed photos and line illustrations demonstrating design and performance of Luger pistolsManufacturing data and model rarity information to aid collectors when buying Lugers as an investmentPerfect for firearm collectors, gun shop owners, auction houses, museums, and appraisers, this book helps every Luger enthusiast enjoy their hobby more.

  • ASIN: 0896894118
  • UPC: 074962004116

WW2 German Luger P08 Pistol Wooden Grips

WW2 German Luger P08 Pistol Wooden Grips

A pair of reproduction WW2 wooden grips for the German Luger P08 pistol. These are based on originals so we cannot guarantee that they will fit all replica models or require minor changes. Grips may Not Fit : Luger P09 (byf42). It should be noted that byf42 only describes the year of manufacture (1942). It is a standard Luger P09 y model is a standard Luger P08 so the safety mechanism is in the standard position. Grips Will Require Filling : Will require Filling for the C02 Blowback Luger Model, Will require Minor Filling for the exact fit to 1918 P08 Luger, Will require Minor Filling for 1917 Artillery luger. Grips Will have Loose fit for 1937 German Military Luger - P.08

  • Color: Brown
  • Brand: warreplica
  • ASIN: B00NHNLJRU

My Father had this Luger... A true story of Hitler's Greece: A true story of Hitler's Greece

My Father had this Luger... A true story of Hitler's Greece: A true story of Hitler's Greece

"THE SWORD OF ZEUS PROJECT, which produced this book, is one of the most remarkable historical publishing undertakings of recent years. This work impressively confirms and reflects its high quality."- Aris Melissaratos, Senior Advisor to the President of Johns Hopkins University. "A fresh spotlight on the idea that Germans owe Greeks billions in unpaid war reparations." - Summer book choice, The Greek Star, Chicago and the Boston-based Hellenic Voice. "Captivating, with a cinematic feel, and moments that are truly haunting and memorable ... Certain passages are thought provoking while some are downright bone chilling, yet all unforgettable." -Neos Kosmos, Australia    "This well-written book provides us an insight into WWII's origin and meaning... An example of how the human spirit can survive and endure physical and material deprivation. Mr. Louizos should be commended for honoring his family and the Greek people ... A good addition to The Sword of Zeus Project." -- A. Vavoulis, founder, KFCF-FM Free Speech radio.   "An extraordinary account of the Axis occupation of Greece..." -- G. Harocopos, WW2 Historian and resistance fighter.   "Reads like a fast-paced thriller... with the visual impact of a movie...   This is a mesmerizing read .- NEO Magazine, New York.World Wa...

  • Brand: Brand: Montagu House
  • ASIN: 0982373430

Navy Luger: The 9mm Pistole 1904 and the Imperial German Navy

Navy Luger: The 9mm Pistole 1904 and the Imperial German Navy

Facts about the first officially adopted German semi-automatic pistol are revealed, from the preliminary trials in the summer of 1904 through to issues to regular seamen, Seebataillone (Marines) and the naval expeditionary corps fighting in Flanders throughout the First World War.

  • ASIN: 0904256154

German WWII Luger P08 Paratrooper Open Holster

German WWII Luger P08 Paratrooper Open Holster

New Made Item: A nice reproduction of the rare open holster used by the Fallschirmj ger (German Paratroopers) in WWII. Tear away design, light weight, constructed of genuine black leather with heavy white stitching, copied from an original in the IMA collection. Includes nice wartime stamps with waffenamt inspection marking, maker code and 1944 date.

  • Brand: International Military Antiques, Inc.
  • ASIN: B00BXQNYC6

Themen Aktuell in sechs Banden: Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch 1 Lektionen 6 - 10 (German Edition)

Themen Aktuell in sechs Banden: Kursbuch und Arbeitsbuch 1 Lektionen 6 - 10 (German Edition)

  • ASIN: 3191916903

The Luger Pistol (Pistole Parabellum) Its History and Development from 1893-1945. Monograph II: The German Military Pistols 1904-1930

The Luger Pistol (Pistole Parabellum) Its History and Development from 1893-1945. Monograph II: The German Military Pistols 1904-1930

  • ASIN: B002ZETFY6
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