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World War 1 Pistols (1914-1918)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/1/2016

The pistol - next to the bayonet - proved the last line of defense for many soldiers in World War 1.





There are a total of (22) World War 1 Pistols (1914-1918) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1915
Beretta Model 1915
The Beretta Model of 1915 was the beginning of the long-running and storied Beretta semi-automatic p... [Read More]
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1900
Browning Model 1900 / FN M1900 / Browning No. 1
The Browning Model 1900 was John Browning's first successful pistol design, further solidifying an a... [Read More]
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1903
Browning Model 1903 / FN M1903
The Fabrique Nationale FN Model 1903 was a solid, well-traveled pistol used in both World Wars. The ... [Read More]
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1910
Browning Model 1910 / FN M1910
The Model 1910 was another successful John Browning firearms design that was initially produced by t... [Read More]
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1911
Colt M1911
The Colt model M1911 series of pistols is one of the most successful small arms designs of the 20th ... [Read More]
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1898
Colt Model 1898 (New Service)
In 1898, Colt Firearms unveiled a new six-shot revolver chambered for the .45 Colt cartridge as the ... [Read More]
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1903
Colt Model 1903 (Pocket Hammerless)
The Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless (or M1903) was a semi-automatic pistol from the long line of f... [Read More]
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1917
Colt Model 1917
When the Americans formally entered World War 1 in 1917, they lacked much in the way of viable fight... [Read More]
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1915
Kongsberg M/1914 (Kongsberg Colt)
One of the most storied firearms in history remains the venerable American Colt M1911 .45 caliber se... [Read More]
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1904
Luger P08 (Pistole Parabellum 1908 / Parabellum-Pistole)
The German P08 pistol (or "Pistole 1928" or "P'08" or "Luger") was one of the more famous German-bas... [Read More]
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1900
Mannlicher Model 1900 (Series)
The Mannlicher Model 1900 series was consistent with the high-end craftsmanship coming out of Steyr.... [Read More]
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1892
MAS Modele 1892 (Lebel Revolver)
The MAS Modele 1892 revolver was selected by French military authorities to replace the aging MAS Mo... [Read More]
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1896
Mauser C96
One of the most recognizable early-form semi-automatic pistols became the Mauser C96 series. The C96... [Read More]
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1895
Nagant Model 1895 (M1895)
The Nagant Model of 1895 was a seven-shot service revolver developed in Belgium and adopted by the I... [Read More]
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1927
Nambu Type 14
Like the standard-issue rifles of the Imperial Japanese Army during the 1920s, the pistols of the IJ... [Read More]
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1910
Pistola Automatica, Modello 1910 (Glisenti)
The Italian Army took on the Model 1910 Glisenti in an attempt to field a semi-automatic pistol to r... [Read More]
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1869
Smith & Wesson Model 3
Smith & Wesson was established in 1852 by Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson to center on the design ... [Read More]
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1889
Smith & Wesson SW Model 10 (38 Special)
The famous ".38 Special" revolver was the Smith & Wesson Model 10 which first appeared in 1899 and w... [Read More]
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1907
Steyr Model 1907 (M1907)
The Roth-Steyr M07 (or "Model 07") holds the distinction of becoming the first self-loading pistol t... [Read More]
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1912
Steyr Model 1912 (M1912) / (Steyr-Hahn)
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1872
Webley Bull Dog
The British Webley Bull Dog pocket revolver was a small, powerful firearm that saw considerable comm... [Read More]
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1887
Webley Model 1887
The Webley service revolver first appeared in 1887 and manufactured under the P. Webley & Sons brand... [Read More]
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