Google Answers Logo
View Question
Q: Collector WW2 german auto-pistols ( Answered 3 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Collector WW2 german auto-pistols
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: para1234-ga
List Price: $50.00
Posted: 17 Nov 2003 20:35 PST
Expires: 17 Dec 2003 20:35 PST
Question ID: 276926
List of all German semi-auto pistols;1935 to 1945;  0.25 to 9mm
calibre;manufacturers;calibres;photos/drawings;identification marks.

Request for Question Clarification by techtor-ga on 18 Nov 2003 04:40 PST
Hello Para1234,
Do mean used in the period 1935-45 or manufactured in 1935-45?

Request for Question Clarification by techtor-ga on 19 Nov 2003 08:49 PST
Hello again,
Just an update. I found a site listing models of German pistols used
during World War 2, and each name links to pictures, but that's all.
No specifications or other details listed.
I am also wondering if you want pistols made only by Germany. There
are several types of handguns that were not made by German makers, but
were used by the German military then. Would you accept this in an
answer? Do let me know, thank you.

Clarification of Question by para1234-ga on 20 Nov 2003 20:03 PST
(1)made between 1935 & 1945. (2) Yes,any auto-pistol used by German
forces,the FN Belgium Hi-Power as example. Thanks!!
Subject: Re: Collector WW2 german auto-pistols
Answered By: techtor-ga on 21 Nov 2003 09:49 PST
Rated:3 out of 5 stars
Hello Para1234,
I post this assuming that just pictures and some basic information are
sufficient for you, as that is all I could find about some of the
firearms you are looking for. But I found history and specifications
for most of the guns. So I was able to find several sites with
features on German firearms, and I searched for those that were used
by the Germans in World War 2 and were made from 1935 to 1945. I will
just list the websites below.

Source pages:
The Curio and Relic Weapons Gallery Presents: Pistols and Revolvers
- Lists probably all the guns Germans used in WW2, but with only
pictures, no specs shown. Not all were made in 1935 to 1945, but I
believe all made in this time period are included. Look for guns under
the heading Germany and those with 'German Occupation'.

Weapons of the Elite - German Handguns
- Lists several handguns used by Germany: Radom 9mm P35, Browning
Hi-Power, Walther P-38, Mauser Schnellfeuer, and a Flare pistol.

German Small Arms

Pages on individual firearms (I included some non-1935-1945 guns):
Modern Firearms - Handguns - Mauser HSc
- 1937

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Walther P38 / P1
- 1938 design.

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Astra mod. 400 and 600
- Spanish gun, but used by Germany. Model 600 was made in 1943.

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Vis wz35
- 1935 Polish firearm used by Germany.

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Browning High Power
- 1935

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Mle. 1935A and 1935S
- French handguns that were used by Germany during occupation.

Frommer handguns
- The last two below were Hungarian handguns used by Germany. One
model was made in 1937.

Marstar Canada: Hungarian Model 1937 Pistol Assembly & Disassembly Information:

Non-1935-1945 axis sidearms:
Modern Firearms - Handguns - Mauser C-96
- 1893-96 made gun, but heavily used in WW2.

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Luger 'Parabellum'
- 1898 design used in WW2.

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Walther PP and PPK
- 1929 design used in WW2.

Modern Firearms - Handguns - Star mod. A, B, A and B Super, BM and P
- Was issued to German officers too, but is a 1920's design.

TheOG's Favorite Firearms- page 2: Beretta M34
- Though it was a 1934 model, I included it since it was used as a
German officers' sidearm. Other handguns of the time are shown after

Military and other Handguns for sale - shows a few handguns of other
countries during World War 2

German Handguns by Ian V. Hogg

Books on Infantry Weapons and Military Small Arms -

Gun Show Books Online Store

Google search terms used:
germany world war 2 handguns
german world war 2 handguns
german handgun 1935
French 1935 pistol

I hope this has been a most helpful answer. If you need anything else,
or have a problem with the answer, do please post a Request for
Clarification before rating and I shall respond as soon as I can.
Thank you.
para1234-ga rated this answer:3 out of 5 stars
Good,helpfull answer.  Thanks

There are no comments at this time.

Important Disclaimer: Answers and comments provided on Google Answers are general information, and are not intended to substitute for informed professional medical, psychiatric, psychological, tax, legal, investment, accounting, or other professional advice. Google does not endorse, and expressly disclaims liability for any product, manufacturer, distributor, service or service provider mentioned or any opinion expressed in answers or comments. Please read carefully the Google Answers Terms of Service.

If you feel that you have found inappropriate content, please let us know by emailing us at with the question ID listed above. Thank you.
Search Google Answers for
Google Answers  

Google Home - Answers FAQ - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy