M-8 Pyrotechnic Pistol

Description

This pyrotechnic pistol or flare gun was manufactured by Smith & Wesson in WWII. It could be mounted in an aircraft such as a B-17 and used to shoot flares.

Filed In:
Era: World War II
Survival: Other
Accession #:
2000-3242-0023
Museum Location:
Not on display
Questions?

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Disclaimer

Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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