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Walther PPK
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Type Automatic Pistol
Users Germany
Firing mode Semi-automatic
Magazine size 9

The Walther PPK is a German pistol.

DescriptionEdit

The Walther PPK is a variant of the Walther PP, a semi-automatic pistol developed in the early 1930ies for police duties (PP means "police pistol"). Even though the Walther PP is already a very compact design, the PPK exceeds this and thus is more easy to conceal. This makes it an ideal equipment for police detectives (PPK indeed means "police pistol criminal"), intelligence agents and for military purposes as well, for example as ordnance weapon for German army officers and flying airforce personnel. The Walther PPK shares many design features with the later Walther P.38, but uses a lighter 7.65×17mm (.32 ACP) cartridge, since it was not mainly made for combat. Because of its elegant, slim design, the Walther PPK remaines popular after World War 2 until present.

In Battlegroup42, the Walther PPK is the sidearm of all officer and pilot classes of the German forces.

TriviaEdit

The Walther PPK became famous as the weapon of choice of the British intelligence agent James Bond, a fictive character in the novels and films of the same name. The German dictator Adolf Hitler also owned one and committed suicide with it at the end of World War 2.

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