Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Walther PP, Ruby pistol, korpion vz. 61, Remington 51, Dreyse M1907, Mauser HSc, Kel-Tec P-32, .32 ACP, Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless, Beretta 3032 Tomcat, FN Model 1910, MAS-38, Seecamp, SIG Sauer P230, Savage Model 1907, Le Fran ais, Beretta M 1935, MAB Model D pistol, JO.LO.AR., Vz. 50, FN M1900, Z vz. 27, Hino Komuro M1908 Pistol, Frommer Stop, Davis Warner Infallible, Bayard 1908, Ashani, Erma ESP 85A. Excerpt: The Walther PP series pistols are blowback-operated semi-automatic pistols. They feature an exposed hammer, a double-action trigger mechanism, a single-column magazine, and a fixed barrel which also acts as the guide rod for the recoil spring. The series includes the Walther PP, PPK, PPK/S, and PPK/E. They are manufactured by Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen in Germany, Manurhin in France following World War II, and then in the United States by Interarms in Alexandria, Virginia and currently Smith a Wesson. All production has been under license from Walther. The PP was released in 1929 and the PPK in 1931; both were popular with European police and civilians, for being reliable and concealable. During World War II they were issued to the German military and police, the Luftwaffe, and Nazi Party officials; Adolf Hitler shot and killed himself with his PPK (a 7.65mm/.32ACP) in the F hrerbunker in Berlin. Moreover, the Walther PPK (also a 7.65mm/.32ACP) pistol is famous as fictional secret agent James Bond's signature gun in many of the films and novels. Ian Fleming's choice of the Walther PPK directly influenced its popularity and its notoriety. The most common variant is the Walther PPK, the Polizeipistole Kriminalmodell (Police Pistol Detective Model), indicating it was more concealable than the original PP and hence better suited to plainclothes or undercover work. Sometimes, the name Polizeipistole ...They feature an exposed hammer, a double-action trigger mechanism, a single-column magazine, and a fixed barrel which also acts as the guide rod for the recoil spring. The series includes the Walther PP, PPK, PPK/S, and PPK/E.
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