The pistols that almost fell from the sky
The idea made it all the way into production before being vetoed by the military. So one-shot handguns never fell from the sky into Europe. But they did get to allies another way.

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The pistols that almost fell from the sky
The idea made it all the way into production before being vetoed by the military. So one-shot handguns never fell from the sky into Europe. But they did get to allies another way.

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