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.

The Liberator Pistol

Also called the Woolworth Gun, the Liberator didn’t see much action during World War II, but it was a noble idea with the intention of arming those willing to fight behind enemy lines.


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