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Old 06-23-2009, 10:31 PM   #1
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I inherited my dad's WWII war trophy 9mm luger. He captured it when his unit( 94th Inf Div, 376 Inf. Regt, 2nd Bn, "E" Co) assaulted the Sigfried line while the bulge was going on. Yep, she's numbers matching, made in 1911 pre WW1. Yes I have the story behind it preserved with pics of my dad.

He's still alive and never talked about the war much. He talks more about the awesome lined leather gloves he took off the German Major than the luger. ................markerdown





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Old 06-23-2009, 11:44 PM   #2
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Very cool.
Has it ever been fired?

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Fired by me? No not yet. By my dad? sure. He carried it as his sidearm till the end of the war. The barel is still good and she got a tune up at the local gunsmith back home before my dad put it in storage. Don't have the original holster from the time of capture, but my dad remembered it was a brown one. To me, it's a museum piece. It's all original, but the clip ser # are worn and the wooden ends are full of crud, so it's hard to tell if they match the ser # of the gun itself. .............markerdown

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That's a cool piece with a cool story! Thanks for sharing!

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Beautiful P08. Thanks for sharing.

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An awesome story. Thank you for sharing. That is one beautiful pistol.

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Nice piece, keep it in the family and don't ever let it go.

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hi, i have a german luger pistol, wonder if u might know anything about it?? has the serial #9701, and has the #01 all over it, supposed to be rare??

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showing DWM on the breech
As dan_fl politely mentioned, you don't need to hijack multiple threads (or resurrect long dead threads) pasting the exact same stuff. If someone knows about your gun, they'll post it in the thread you created, be patient...
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