Military Firearm Thread...

Discussion in 'General Firearm Forum' started by SHOOTER13, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    Military Firearm Photo Thread...

    This section is for posting pictures of your historic WWI, WWII, Korean Conflict or Viet Nam War military firearms...US, British, Russian, French, German, Japanese...Allied or Axis...VC or ARVN. Any pistol, revolver, rifle, carbine or shotgun that was produced for the military and was issued to the troops and saw action.

    Here's my Springfield Armory M1 Garand, manufactured in November 1944. She is pictured with an original M1942 16" bayonet ( very rare...most were cut down to 10" ) and a repo M7 fragmentation grenade launcher.

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  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Sponsor Lifetime Supporting Member

    Pictured below is my P38 built by Spreewerke GmbH, Metallwarenfabrik, in Berlin/Spandau Germany in 1942 during the second World War. The Spreewerke inspection stamp consisted of an eagle above the number 88 (E/88), but the first 500 weapons made at the Spreewerke factory had Walther inspection stamps which consisted of an eagle over 359 (E/359) . (My specimen has a serial number of 246 and the Walther acceptance stamp E/359). The letters CYQ are the code used to designate construction at the Spreewerke plant, which produced around 285,000 units by the wars end. This specimen is also Wehrmacht stamped with an Nazi eagle over swaztika. The P38 is chambered for 9mm Parabellum and holds 8 rounds in the magazine. She also came with a black semi-hard leather holster that holds an extra magazine.


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