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Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken

Index Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken

Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken Aktien-Gesellschaft (German Weapons and Munitions public limited company), known as DWM, was an arms company in Imperial Germany created in 1896 when Ludwig Loewe & Company united its weapons and ammunition production facilities within one company. [1]

31 relations: Antique firearms, Augsburg, Baden, Berlin, Bus, Caliber, Cartridge (firearms), FN Herstal, Georg Luger, German Empire, Hugo Borchardt, Karlsruhe, KUKA, Latin America, Ludwig Loewe, Luger pistol, Machine gun, Manufacturing, Mauser, Maxim gun, Maybach, MG 08, Otto Lehmann-Russbüldt, Parabellum MG 14, Public limited company, Quandt, Train, Waggon Union, Weapon, World War I, World War II.

Antique firearms

An antique firearm is a term to describe a firearm that was designed and manufactured prior to the beginning of the 20th century.

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Augsburg

Augsburg (Augschburg) is a city in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany.

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Baden

Baden is a historical German territory.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Bus

A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.

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Caliber

In guns, particularly firearms, caliber or calibre is the approximate internal diameter of the gun barrel, or the diameter of the projectile it shoots.

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Cartridge (firearms)

A cartridge is a type of firearm ammunition packaging a projectile (bullet, shots or slug), a propellant substance (usually either smokeless powder or black powder) and an ignition device (primer) within a metallic, paper or plastic case that is precisely made to fit within the barrel chamber of a breechloading gun, for the practical purpose of convenient transportation and handling during shooting.

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FN Herstal

Fabrique Nationale Herstal (French for: National Factory Herstal), self-identified as FN Herstal and often referred to as Fabrique Nationale or simply FN, is a leading firearms manufacturer located in Herstal, Belgium, and is owned by the holding company Herstal Group which is owned by the regional government of Wallonia.

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Georg Luger

Georg Johann Luger (March 6, 1849 – December 22, 1923) was an Austrian designer of the famous Luger pistol and the 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.

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Hugo Borchardt

Hugo Borchardt (June 6, 1844 – May 8, 1924) was a firearms inventor and engineer, born in Magdeburg, Germany.

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Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe (formerly Carlsruhe) is the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwest Germany, near the French-German border.

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KUKA

KUKA is a German manufacturer of industrial robots and solutions for factory automation.

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Latin America

Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.

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Ludwig Loewe

Ludwig Loewe (November 27, 1837 – September 11, 1886) was a German merchant, manufacturer, philanthropist and a member of the Reichstag.

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Luger pistol

The Pistole Parabellum—or Parabellum-Pistole (Pistol Parabellum), commonly known in the United States as just Luger—is a toggle-locked recoil-operated semi-automatic pistol produced in several models and by several nations from 1898 to 1948.

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Machine gun

A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.

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Mauser

Mauser, begun as Königliche Waffen Schmieden, is a German arms manufacturer.

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Maxim gun

The Maxim gun was a weapon invented by American-born British inventor Hiram Stevens Maxim in 1884: it was the first recoil-operated machine gun in production.

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Maybach

Maybach Motorenbau is a defunct German car manufacturer that today exists as a sub-brand of Mercedes-Benz.

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MG 08

The Maschinengewehr 08, or MG 08, was the German Army's standard machine gun in World War I and is an adaptation of Hiram S. Maxim's original 1884 Maxim gun.

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Otto Lehmann-Russbüldt

Otto Lehmann-Russbüldt (1 January 1873, Berlin – 7 October 1964) was a German pacifist activist and writer.

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Parabellum MG 14

The Parabellum MG14 was a 7.9 mm caliber World War I machine gun built by Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken.

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Public limited company

A public limited company (legally abbreviated to plc) is a type of public company under the United Kingdom company law, some Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the Republic of Ireland.

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Quandt

Quandt is a surname.

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Train

A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.

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Waggon Union

Waggon Union was a German manufacturer of rail vehicles and bus bodies, that was also known as Deutsche Waggon und Maschinenfabrik (German Wagon and Machines Factory) or DWM.

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Weapon

A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deutsche_Waffen_und_Munitionsfabriken

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