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Small Arms of WWI Primer 023: German Pistole 08 “Luger”

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: 9x19mm
Capacity: 8 rnds
Length: 8.76″
weight: 1.92 lbs

Additional reading:

The Borchardt & Luger Automatic Pistols, Volumes 1-3
Joachim Gortz, Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess

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Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Safe range space thanks to Shoot Logic

Additional photos thanks to James D. Julia Auctioneers

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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