Help support TMP

"Well Aged Browning " Topic

4 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.

Back to the WWII Discussion Message Board

Areas of Interest

World War Two on the Land

576 hits since 25 Sep 2018
©1994-2019 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2018 10:24 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….."
Main page


General Kirchner26 Sep 2018 3:48 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 5:41 p.m. PST

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

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2018 12:40 p.m. PST

You are right my friend… in Phillipines….


Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.