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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse25 Sep 2018 9:24 p.m. PST

"The reviews of the Nagant revolver were not particularly thrilling by the end of WWII, and even its replacement, the TT, was no longer adequate. In the search for a new pistol, the Soviets saw a surprising bit of inspiration.

"The design of the Browning 1903 is complex and obsolete. However, the mass, dimensions, and combat characteristics are close to those required of modern so called "officer type" weapons….."
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General Kirchner26 Sep 2018 2:48 p.m. PST

i think its interesting the soviets went down from 9mm para and americans went up.

of course the US did eventually go to 9mm para.

Lion in the Stars26 Sep 2018 4:41 p.m. PST

Americans went up to .45 because the .38cal revolvers wouldn't stop a charging Moro.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse27 Sep 2018 11:40 a.m. PST

You are right my friend… in Phillipines….

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