Flare Pistol, Luftwaffe

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This artifact was aquired by the donor while serving aboard the U.S.S. Sustain (AM 119) during World War II. The artifact was worn by a German pilot rescued by the crew of the Sustain.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Donated by F. Eugene Davis

Materials

  • BARREL - STEEL
  • HAND GRIPS - PLASTIC

Dimensions

3-D: 28.6 x 7.6 x 16.5cm (11 1/4 x 3 x 6 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

Germany

Physical Description

Double barrel flare pistol; black steel with brown plastic grips.

Type

EQUIPMENT-Survival

Inventory Number

A19760041000