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Small Arms of WWI Primer 037: Italian Beretta 1915 and 1917



Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

1915 Cartridge: 9mm Glisenti Capacity: 7 rnds Length: 6.7" weight: 1.9 lbs

1917 Cartridge: .32acp Capacity: 8 rnds Length: 5.9" weight: 1.25 lbs

Additional reading:

Italian Small Arms Of the First and Second World Wars Ralph Riccio

Beretta Pistols The Ultimate Guide JB Wood

Beretta The World's Oldest Industrial Dynasty Marco Morin Robert Held

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This Episode's Song: Enrico Caruso - La Campana Di San Giusto6

Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Safe range space thanks to Shoot Logic

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Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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