Small Arms of WWI Primer 012: German F.Langenhan Selbstlader



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!

Cartridge: .32 ACP Capacity: 8 rnds Length: 6.6" weight: 1.5 lbs

This episode we spend some time going over a decent pistol with a bad reputation. Many people consider the separate breachblock of the Langenhan to be a potentially suicidal feature, but it's pretty secure... we think.

Stick around to see where it came from, how it performs, and just what Mae thinks of this infamous .32 pocket pistol. Love it or hate it, this little guy was a piece of WWI history.

Additional reading:

German Handguns: The Complete Book of the Pistols and Revolvers of Germany, 1869 to the Present Ian V. Hogg http://astore.amazon.com/candrprimer-20/detail/1853674613

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Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You http://www.themoonandyou.com/

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Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH https://www.youtube.com/user/DrakeGmbH/

Archival work by Georgy http://georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov.tumblr.com/

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