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Webley Mk VI Revolver

The Webley Revolver (also known as the Webley Break-Top Revolver or Webley Self-Extracting Revolver) was, in various marks, the standard issue service pistol for the armed forces of the United Kingdom, the British Empire, and the Commonwealths from 1887 until 1963.

Webley Revolver in "Christmas Truce"[]

During the informal Christmas truce of 1914, a German messenger named Adolf Hitler grew enraged by the truce and started firing on a pair of British officers killing one. The other drew his Webley and Scott revolver, as fast as a western gunslinger, and shot Hitler dead.[1]

Webley Revolver in "The Last Article"[]

The Webley and Scott was the standard side arm of British officers. After the surrender of the Army of India in 1947, British Field Marshal Auchinleck surrendered his Webley Revolver to Field Marshal Walther Model. Model was initially a little envious of its stopping power compared with his own Walther P38.

Webley Revolver in The War That Came Early[]

The Webley and Scott was the standard side arm of British officers during World War II. It was considered a powerful gun by all who encountered it.

References[]

  1. Asimov's Science Fiction, November/December, 2019, Vol. 43 Nos. 11 & 12, pgs. 50-51.
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