THE LUGER P.08 VOL. 1: THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND WEIMAR YEARS: MODELS 1900 TO 1908, MARKINGS, VARIANTS, AMMUNITION, ACCESSORIESby: Luc Guillou
The first of two volumes on the legendary P.08 Luger (Pistole Parabellum), this illustrated book presents the design, manufacturing, and development of the various models from 1900 through the Weimar Republic period of the 1920s. 439 Color and B/W Photos: 9×12 inches, 80 pgs.
Adopted by the Swiss in 1901 and then by the German army, the Luger would remain in service until the beginning of World War II and see use in the postwar East Germany, as well as many other nations throughout the world. Details include close-up views of markings, as well as a serial numbers list, and a visual breakdown of the weapon. Accessories such as magazines, ammunition, holsters, and cleaning kits are featured throughout the book, as well as rarely seen combat-related uniform and equipment items.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Luc Guillou is a writer and editor for REGI ARM publishing in Paris, France. He has written extensively on historical and modern weaponry.
Publisher: SCHIFFER BOOKS
Publish Date: 03-14-2021