© Mauro Baudino & Gerben van Vlimmeren 2010 - 2011
The Mauser Company History from the beginning until 2000...
A great amount of details about the Mauser company based on the Mauser archive
from Prof. Dr. Gminder.
Paul Mauser and Georg Luger relationship...
The direct access to the Paul Mauser and Georg Luger archives allow a clear
analysis of the relationship between the two inventors. Reinhard Kornmayer
helped the authors with material to help understand this complicated, sometimes
hostile relationship between both legends.
April 1945, the French Army occupied Oberndorf...
The Parabellum production is restarted...
The last rare Parabellum are made under the supervision of August Weiss.
The production continues in France with Mauser personnel involved in the activity...
The French Forces used the P08 for several years. The Parabellum was officially
used during the Indochina and Algeria Wars.
The Gendarmerie used the P08 as well officially until 1970 exactly when the new
production was set up again the the new Mauser in Oberndorf; the history
The Parabellum is Back!
1945 - 2000