The Walther P38 is a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol that was developed by Walther arms as the service pistol of the Wehrmacht at the beginning of World War II. It was intended to replace the costly Luger P08, the production of which was scheduled to end in 1942.
SD Standartenfuhrer Hans Landa, Gestapo Maj. Dieter Hellstrom and several other German officers carry Walther P38 pistols. At the end, Landa hands his to Aldo Raine, who fires it himself, killing the radio operator that accompanied Landa. During the Nadine tavern gunfight, Hellstrom fires a P38 as do other German soldiers in the bar and SSG. Wilhelm Wicki.