The gun that started World War One

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Automag
Vol. 47, no. 3 (June 2014), p. 51

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For many years the pistol that was used to assassinate Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, which resulted in the First World War, was shrouded in mystery. Even the calibre of the weapon was disputed. In 2004 that changed with the revelation that the gun had lingered in a basement of a Jesuit monastery for nearly 80 years