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Weapons

 

All military units have weapons, issued according to the TO&E --the table of organization and equipment which specifies who gets what.

Our two main weapons were:

 

The M3A1 .45 cal submachine gun.

 

.45 cal submachine gun

Caliber: .45ACP (also 9x19mm Luger/Para in M3A1)
Weight: 3.7 kg
Lenght (stock closed/open): 570 / 745 mm
Barrel length: 203 mm
Rate of fire: ca. 450 rounds per minute
Magazine capacity: 30 rounds
Effective range: 50 meters
For more details re .45 submachine gun.
   

Colt .38 cal. snub nose revolver.

 

.38 Detective Special

 

The .38 cal. revolver with a two inch barrel. These were either the Colt Agent or the Colt Detective Special. (The only difference being the 20 oz weight of the Detective Special, compared to the Agent's 14oz weight.) They were normally loaded with only five rounds -- the sixth chamber under the hammer remained empty for safety reasons.

. Caliber: .38 Special Barrel Length: 2 inch (5.1 cm). Action: Double Action. Range: 70 ft (21 m). Cylinder: 6 rounds . Made in: America. General Purpose .38 Revolver, Easily Concealed, and is available with a bobbed hammer.

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