The Walther P38 is a 9mm Parabellum short recoil pistol that entered service in 1938 and was intended as a replacement for the Luger P08, production of which was scheduled to end in 1942. The standard issue sidearm of the German military during World War II, the Walther P38 remains popular today.
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.