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Small Arms of WWI Primer 011: German Becker & Hollander Beholla Pistol

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Cartridge: .32 ACP
Capacity: 7 rnds
Length: 5.5″
weight: 1.4 lbs

One of the smallest firearms in service during WWI, this is truly a pocket pistol.
Its diminutive size doesn’t mean it can’t do the job of a larger handgun but this classic is still an

odd choice for military service.

Additional reading:

Central Powers Pistols the Great War Pistols of Germany Austria-hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria
by Jan Still

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Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Safe range space thanks to Shoot Logic

In collaboration with The Great War

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Archival work by Georgy

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