Dieter Hellstrom and his Walther P38

Hellstrom's Walther P38.

“Did you hear that? That was the sound of my Walther. Pointed right at your testicles.”
Dieter Hellstrom

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.

In Inglourious BasterdsEdit

SD Standartenfuhrer Hans Landa, Gestapo Maj. Dieter Hellstrom and several other German officers and soldiers 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 the other German soldiers in the bar and SSG. Wilhelm Wicki also carried a P38 and killed a few German soldiers in the tavern as well.


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