Manufactured in Ramos-Mejia, Argentina by Bersa, the Bersa Thunder is a small and affordable blowback semi-automatic pistol, based partially off the Walther PPK, available in .380 ACP and .22 LR.
Since Hi-Point introduced its Model 995 carbine in the 1990s, the semi-automatic, pistol-caliber carbine is still in production today and maintains its popularity.
Although Bergmann’s products never received the notoriety of the Luger, the Broomhandle or the Colt M1911, he nevertheless set many milestones in firearm development—including making the first pistol to achieve genuine commercial success. How’s that for extraordinary?
American G.I.s thwarted Hitler’s last-ditch offensive, even though Hitler threw the best men and weapons that he had available against America's troops in the Ardennes. Here the author looks at the small arms used by our troops to stop the Nazi war machine dead in its tracks.