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The 'Welrod' Pistol: A Silent Arm for the SOE

Developed to arm members of Britain's Special Operations Executive during WWII, the Hand Firing Device Mark 1, also known as the Welrod pistol, had a rich service history throughout the 20th century.

"M42" UD (United Defense) Submachine Gun

The M42 was invented by Carl Swebilius, and was used by the OSS for clandestine operations in World War II.

World War II “Liberator” Pistol

Perhaps no other handgun in U.S. history has been burdened with as many misconceptions about its post-production history as the “Liberator.” Now, original examples a hard to find and generally fetch a premium, regardless of condition.

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