P38 variations courtesy of Orv. The 0 series of Walther made P's were used as troop trials in the field and Later in production the ac 40 date was machine stamped on the slide. The serial . Bythe German army had already began their search for a new standard service pistol to replace the aging and costly P08 Parabellum, better known as the "Luger".
This email link is to reach site administrators for assistance, if you cannot access TFL via other means. I have a Walther P38 that I was trying to do some research on a few years ago but I remember running into a dead end. The backstory to this. The 0 series of Walther made P.
Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. Your P will have a 2 letter code near or as part of the proof mark for the date of manufacture. It is a post war gun, the P's manufactured. The different P38 variations produced during the nazi-regime will be discussed on this page.
For me the joy is quot In the hunt quotAfter the surrender of the encircled German forces in Stalingrad in early Enigma machines and documents plus signals personnel fell into Soviet hands. This example was recovered near The Ninth Armys total strength at the outset of the battle was about men organized into divisions and the Frankfurt garrison. Such messages became known as quotGoumlring funniesquot to the staff at Bletchley Park.
It was the numerically most common pistol of the German Wehrmacht. Walther Military P Production Chart. Year. Qty. Made. Jan. Feb. March. April. May. June. July. August. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. *See Note 1. *See Note 2.
Although Walther designed and manufactured the P38, Mauser and Spreewerke also Mauser-produced P38s were stamped BYF. followed by the date, while.
howdy, My buddy just purchused a date Walther P 38, is there a place on the internet where I can look up WW2 German manufactures.
Below is pictured an example of the Zero series P38 produced by Walther. will even have both the and the "AC", or be marked "" with the date "40".