In 1908 the Luger was declared the official pistol of the German Army. The Luger was designed by Georg Luger and he based it on the American Borehart.
The Luger Pistole 08 is a semiautomatic pistol.
The magazine is loaded by inserting it into the bottom of the handle grip. There is a catch that is pressed and the magazine come out.
|Luger Pistole 08|
9 mm Parabellum
|Length of barrel||4.25"|
|Weight||1 lb 14 oz, 2 lb|
|Feed Type||Grip magazine|
|Sight - Front||Inverted V blade|
|Sight - Back||Open V notch|
|Range - Effective||25 yd|
|Range - Maximum||1,150 yd|