P08 Luger, Artillery

Type: Semi-Automatic Pistol

Nations: Germany

Branch: Armed Forces

Time Period: 1913-1918

Conflict: WWI

Other Names: Luger, Artillery Luger

Cartridge: 9x19mm Parabellum

Info: The Artillery Luger is a standard P08 Luger with a 7.9 inch barrel and tangent style rear sight. These were primarily meant for artillery troops who were encumbered by a full length rifle. The pistol also saw use with German aviation units prior to aircraft mounted machine guns, and with German trench raiders or “Storm Troopers”.