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Small Arms of WWI Primer 037: Italian Beretta 1915 and 1917

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: 9mm Glisenti
Capacity: 7 rnds
Length: 6.7″
weight: 1.9 lbs

Cartridge: .32acp
Capacity: 8 rnds
Length: 5.9″
weight: 1.25 lbs

Additional reading:

Italian Small Arms Of the First and Second World Wars
Ralph Riccio

Beretta Pistols The Ultimate Guide
JB Wood

Beretta The World’s Oldest Industrial Dynasty
Marco Morin Robert Held

You can now find these and other books through our A-store. When buying through this link we

receive a small commission that goes on to help with production.

This Episode’s Song: Enrico Caruso – La Campana Di San Giusto6

Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Safe range space thanks to Shoot Logic

In collaboration with The Great War

Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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