Origin: Nazi Germany
Military Service: 1935 - 1945
Cartridge: .32 ACP
Action: Semi-Automatic Blowback
Magazine: 7 / 8 Round Detachable
Historical Significance: First successful double action, semi-automatic pistols ever designed.
The Walther PP was released in 1929 and the PPK in 1931. both were popular with European police and civilians, for being reliable and concealable.
During World War II they were issued to the German military and police, the Schutzstaffel (SS), the Luftwaffe, and Nazi Party officials.
The Walther PPK is a smaller more concealable version of the Walther PP.
Both examples below are WWII vet bring backs (please excuse the reproduction magazine in the first photograph).