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  PO-8 Luger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Luger was defeated in trials by the Colt-Browning that became the model 1911.
The 9mm Parabellum also goes by the names 9mm Luger and 9x19mm, and is distinct from a number of other cartridges that use the designation "9mm" in their names (such as 9mm short, 9mm Makarov, 9mm largo).
The so-called "new model" Luger of 1904 in caliber 9mm Parabellum was accepted by the German navy and later the army and designated the P08.
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 9 mm Luger - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Based upon his earlier 7.65 mm Luger pistol cartridge, Georg Luger designed the 9 mm Luger cartridge at the German company Deutschen Waffen-und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) and presented a 9 mm version of his Pistole Parabellum to the British Small Arms Committee in 1902 via Vickers Limited.
Three 9 mm Pistole Parabellum prototype pistols were delivered to the US Army for testing at Springfield Arsenal in mid 1903.
The 9 mm Parabellum cartridge has been manufactured by, or for, more than 70 different countries and, today, has become the world’s standard pistol cartridge, being the standard pistol caliber for NATO and the militaries of most countries of the world.
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 Handguns: The P.08 German Luger
The Luger is a locked breech, magazine fed, semi-automatic pistol that use the same unique toggle action to lock the breech momentarily during firing.
Characteristics of the Luger are its clean flowing lines that include a tapered barrel of various lengths and a grip that houses the magazine that is angled acutely to barrel centerline.
Around the same time a number of similar pistol were made for commercial sales in the U.S. Due to the complaints of the striking power of the 7.65mm, Luger developed a new cartridge for the Luger in 1902 called the 9x19mm which became universally known as the 9mm Parabellum.
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 Luger - WO1Wiki
De officiele benaming van het pistool was "Selbstladepistole Parabellum", afgeleid van het telegramadres van DWM (Parabellum is een onderdeel van de latijnse spreuk 'Si vis pacem, para bellum' wat zoveel betekent als 'Hij die vrede wil, bereidt zich voor op oorlog').
De Zwitserse Luger is gekamerd voor 7,65mm Parabellum munitie en werd door het Zwitserse leger in 1900 geaccepteerd.
De Parabellum is dus het eerste pistool dat 9mm parabellum patronen gebruikte en tot op de dag van vandaag is deze patroon de meest gebruikte pistoolpatroon ter wereld.
www.forumeerstewereldoorlog.nl /wiki/index.php/Luger   (1076 words)

 Luger pistol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Luger pistol was manufactured to very high standards and thus has a very long service life, in excess of 100 years with proper maintenance and care, albeit dependent on the number of rounds fired.
Luger pistols are extremely accurate due to precise engineering, ergonomic grip angle and shape, decent trigger pull, and a design that allows the barrel to remain aligned with the axis of the frame during use.
Luger pistols function reliably when properly maintained, but their close mechanical tolerances are not suited to dirty battlefield conditions since much of their firing mechanism is exposed.
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 Urban Dictionary: Luger Pistole 1908 (P08)
It deviated from previous lugers by eliminating the grip safety and being chambered in 9mm Parabellum, which is the 7.65 Luger casing redesigned to fit a 9mm projectile as requested by the Wehrmacht(German Army.)
Lugers were known to be extremely accurate, even by todays standards, due to the fixed barrel design.
Lugers are the first practical semi-auto pistols to be made, and were extremely influential in the world of handguns.
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Widely known as the "Luger" or "Parabellum", the semiautomatic, recoil-operated Pistole P-08 was based on an 1893 design by American Hugo Borchardt.
The resulting improved pistol was accepted into military service in 1908, and remained the standard service pistol of the German Army until the 1938 introduction of the Walther P-38.
Luger and P-38 pistols are often confused with one another, as both were developed and manufactured to be used by the German army during WW I and WW II.
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 Appunti sulle Luger Artiglieria
The Luger Artillery Model represents an historical milestone in the development and use of the pistol-carbine semiautomatic in the military domain.
The result was a Luger with an 8 inch barrel, an 8-position tangent rear sight (calibrated to 800 meters) and a shoulder stock with holster.
Several tests were performed for evaluating the effectiveness of the pistol in aerial fights, and in the damage experienced on the airplane engines.
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The Pistole Parabellum (Luger) was developed by Georg Luger in beginning 1896, originally chambered for 7.65mm.
The Luger was adopted by the Swiss Army in 1900, followed by the German Navy in 1904 and the German Army in 1908.
The Luger has been the standard sidearm for the military of more nations than any other weapon, and was seriously evaluated by the U. as its standard sidearm, but was later dropped in favour of the Browning designed M1911 Colt.45 semi-automatic.
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 9 mm Luger Parabellum information information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The 9 mm Parabellum pistol cartridge (9 x 19 mm Parabellum, 9 x 19 mm NATO) was introduced by Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabriken for their Pistole Parabellum.
It is commonly known by the DWM worker, firearms designer Georg Luger who was one of the primary people to work on the round and the pistol.
Based upon his earlier 7.65 mm Parabellum pistol cartridge, Georg Luger designed the 9 mm Luger cartridge at the German company Deutsche Waffen-und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) and presented a 9 mm version of his Pistole Parabellum to the British Small Arms Committee in 1902 via Vickers Limited.
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 Tag » Luger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Luger Pistol used by the German Army in WWII and WWI.
(Pistol Parabellum), popularly known as the Luger pistol is a semi-automatic self...
The pistol, designed by Georg Luger, was an evolution of the earlier Hugo...
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 "Parabellum" Who or what is it??? - TheFiringLine Forums
Luger was the name of the pistol it was invented for, that, at the time, it was called Parabellum, too.
George Luger was the ideologist of the cartridge and Adolf Fischer contributed to its development.
Luger simply eliminated the bottleneck in the case to come up with the larger 9mm caliber and avoid having to totally redesign the gun.
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 Surplusrifle.com's Collecting and Shooting the P.08 Luger Pistol - HISTORY
The Luger pistol is semi-automatic, magazine-fed pistol that operates on the short-recoil principle.
In 1902 Luger developed the 9 mm Luger Parabellum by re-necking the case of the 7.65 mm Luger round.
The Luger model 1904, in 9 mm Luger was adopted by the German Navy.
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 7.65 mm Luger Parabellum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The 7.65 mm Parabellum (also known as.30 Luger and 7.65mm Luger) was a pistol cartridge introduced in 1898 by Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabriken (DWM) for their new Pistol Parabellum.
As mentioned, it was used in the DWM Pistole-Parabellum ('Luger pistol').
This was further developed into 9 mm Parabellum, essentially the cartridge case was straightened to accept a 9mm bullet instead of being bottlenecked to receive the smaller 7.65 bullet.
www.tocatch.info /en/7.65_mm_Parabellum.htm   (224 words)

 Parabellum - gun - si vis pacem, para bellum
In 1902 the DWM, along with Luger, by request of German Navy developed new round, 9x19mm Luger/Para[bellum], one of the most common pistol cartridges of the world, by re-necking the case of the 7.65mm Luger round.
Lugers were manufactured with different barrel lenghts - standart german army Pistole 08 (Luger M1908) had 102 mm barrels; Navy models featured 152 mm (6 in) barrels, and Artillery models featured 203 mm (8 in) barrels.
All lugers were very erconomical and accurate pistols, especially for the period those were developed in.
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Without a doubt, the Luger semiautomatic pistol is one of the most famous firearms of the 20th century.
It's distinctive toggle lock and sleek lines make it very recognizable, as do the fact that it was a standard sidearm of the German, Swiss, and other armies for a period spanning nearly a half century, and produced in large quantities.
The Luger was the standard German sidearm throughout World War I. Luger production continued sporadically during the post-war period, in part due to restrictions on German arms manufacture imposed by the Treaty of Versailles.
www.lugerforum.com /history.html   (1143 words)

 Surplusrifle.com's Collecting and Shooting the P.08 Luger Pistol - AMMUNITION
Luger had originally developed the Luger pistol in a necked 7.65mm caliber.
Upon request from the German Army for a more potent version of the Luger pistol, he simply removed the bottleneck of the 7.65 mm Luger cartridge and by doing this created a new 9 mm straight walled rimless cartridge now known as the 9mm Luger.
It remains the standard pistol caliber for NATO and for the military in most other countries in the world.
www.surplusrifle.com /pistolp08luger/ammunition.asp   (248 words)

 Luger Parabellum
Sin embargo, tal vez el nombre más famoso sea el de "Luger", nombre debido a la costumbre de los coleccionistas americanos de denominar las armas con el nombre de quien las inventa, en este caso, Georg Luger.
La pistola Parabellum nació en 1900 del trabajo conjunto de ambos bajo la marca DWM (conocida con las siglas P.00, siendo las dos últimas cifras el año de fabricación), arma que fue adoptada por el ejército suizo mucho antes que por el alemán.
En 1902 DWM crea el famoso cartucho 9 mm Parabellum, todavía ampliamente usado hoy, para darle a su pistola más poder de parada, que era una necesidad evidente para ganar mercados militares.
www.angelfire.com /droid/gnguer/parabellumluger.htm   (1150 words)

 9mm Parabellum-Pistole Modell 1908 (Luger)
The P-08 Luger was one of the earliest self-loading pistol designs.
Because it was adopted by the German Army in WWI and used through WWII, the Luger made numerous appearances in spy and war movies and is one of the most well-known pistols in the world.
Thousands were made during the wars, and "look-alike" reproductions of the pistol were still being made in the 1990s.
www.aethertraveller.com /HouseRules/Equipment/weaponry/smallarms/pistol/p08luger.htm   (65 words)

 Pistole Parabellum
The 1923 commercial models, in.30 Luger and 9mm, and with barrel lengths from 3 *" to 24" were the first pistols to bear the name "Luger", roll stamped on the right side of the receiver.
The original luger pistols were hand-machined from solid billets of high-carbon steel.
Having owned and shot several original lugers, I eventually deduced that it was a magazine-loading tool, which slides down over the body of the magazine and depresses the follower button on the right side of the magazine.
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 Luger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Luger är både en konsertarrangör för svenska och utländska akter i Sverige och Norden, samt bokningsagentur för ett gäng fantastiska svenska band.
The Parabellum pistole was developed by Georg Luger in Germany,...
The pistol, designed by Georg Luger, was an evolution of an earlier...
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 9 mm Luger Parabellum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
To bylo vyšší-elektrická verze dříve 7.65 mm Luger Parabellum, sám vyvíjel se z dříve 7.65 mm Borchardt nábojnice.
To je obyčejně znáno DWM inženýrem a návrhářem střelných zbraní, Georg Luger, kdo byl jeden z primárních osob k práci na kole a pistole.
Umístěný na jeho dříve 7.65 mm Parabellum pistolovou nábojnici, Georg Luger navrhl 9 mm Luger nábojnice u německé společnosti Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken, a představovaný 9 mm verze jeho Luger pistole k britskému malému zbrojnímu výboru v 1902 přes Vickerse.
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 Gunboards - Lugar Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The most common 3rd reich luger is the 42 1940 variation.
I own a luger that has a commercial receiver that happens to have the 1920 property stamp that uses an s/42 toggle.
If you want an investment for quick resale the luger that you described may not be the best place to invest your money becuase it may not be original or if it is then it may be a difficult explanation.
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 Adams Guns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In 1938, Johannes Schwarz of Berlin, patented a new method of constructing a Luger pistol frame from cast zinc.
It was first pictured in "The Luger Pistol (Pistole Parabellum)" by Fred Datig in the revised edition published in 1958.
His specimen is a complete pistol serial number 5, marked 1938 S/42 (a military designation), but it has only commercial proofs.
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 38 caliber , and parabellum - TheFiringLine Forums
The term parabellum is part of a Latin phrase.
The cable address became so well known that it was used as a trademark by the company, so the Luger pistol became the Pistole Parabellum, and its ammunition the 7.65mm or 9mm Parabellum.
The machinegun made by DWM in WWI was also known as the Parabellum; as the LMG.
www.thefiringline.com /forums/showthread.php?p=414898   (479 words)

 RM Vivas & Son - Reference Library.html
Together with its later Reichswehr and Wehrmacht equivalents, this was applied after the assembled gun had successfully fired two super-power proof cartridges loaded to give a pressure 20 percent in excess of normal.' In addition to the displayed eagle, however, guns from the Imperial era also show several crowned Fraktur ("gothic") letters alongside this Beschusszeichen.
Prior to 1918, the Parabellums were made only in the government factory in Erfurt and by the solitary private contractor, Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken of Berlin.
During the Imperial era, Parabellums made by Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken in the Charlottenburg (later, Wittenau) districts of Berlin were accepted under the supervision of inspectors seconded from the Royal Prussian Rifle Factory in nearby Spandau; the manufacturer had to provide accommodation, furniture, heat, light and additional manpower free of charge.
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 The Armory - Luger Pistol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Parabellum-Pistole, popularly known as the Luger is a semi-automatic self-loading pistol introduced by Deutsche Waffen- und Munitions Fabriken starting in the 1890s.
In modern times it has been popularized through its use by Germany during WWII, though it was used by many other countries and its most prolific period of use was earlier in the century.
This non-firing replica pistol is constructed from metal and features hardwood grips.
www.armory.net /item.cfm/SectionID/REPLICAS-PISTOL/RecordId/1226-22.htm   (102 words)

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