Luger LP08 Artillery Model Pistol : German Army

Place Europe: France
Accession Number RELAWM11838.001
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Physical description Metal, Wood
Place made Germany
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Luger LP08 Artillery Model semi automatic pistol. Action marked DWM, 1917 and the serial number. The magazine has the number 9387 and does not match the other parts of the weapon. It has a T section slide on the back strap to fit the wooden butt (see RELAWM11838.002).

History / Summary

This pistol was captured in France by Captain D S Aarons, MC and Bar, 16 Battalion AIF