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The 9×19mm Parabellum (abbreviated 9mm, 9mmP, 9×19mm or 9×19) cartridge was designed by Georg Luger and introduced in 1902 by the German weapons manufacturer Deutsche Waffen- und Munitionsfabriken (DWM) for their Luger semi-automatic pistol. For this reason, it is designated as the 9mm Luger / 9mm Luger +P by the SAAMI and the 9mm Luger by the C.I.P. (differentiating it from the 9mm Makarov and 9mm Browning cartridges). Under STANAG 4090, it is a standard cartridge for NATO forces as well as many non-NATO countries.

The name Parabellum is derived from the Latin: Si vis pacem, para bellum ("If you seek peace, prepare for war"), which was the motto of DWM.

According to the 2006 edition of Cartridges of the World, the 9×19mm Parabellum is "the world's most popular and widely used military handgun cartridge". In addition to being used by over 60% of police in the U.S., Newsweek credits 9×19mm Parabellum pistol sales with making semi-automatic pistols more popular than revolvers. The popularity of this cartridge can be attributed to the widely held conviction that it is effective in police and self-defense use. Its low cost and wide availability contribute to the caliber's continuing popularity.

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  1. phidelt208

    CZ-75 SP-01 magwell and mag

    used but in good shape CZ 75 magwells aluminum and anodized for durablity. $75 shipped New Factory 18 round mag & lightly used Taran Tactical +3 mag extension SELLING TOGETHER $60 shipped Will combine for $10 off
  2. E4mafia

    WTT: Glock 48 with TLR6

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  3. A

    JP Enterprise 9mm barrel

    JP Enterprise stainless 14.5” 9mm barrel New condition $130 shipped Paypal is the preferred method of payment, other options are available. Ships USPS with tracking, usually within 24 hours of payment
  4. M


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  5. A

    WTS: Three HK VP9 / P30 15 round 9mm magazines $40

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  6. A

    WTS: Three CZ 75 SP-01 / Shadow 2 17 round 9mm magazines $40

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  7. Shootz9mm

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  8. James b

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  9. week3

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  10. I

    9mm compensator for $12.99 shipped

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  11. LuLuBelle

    CZ-75 SP01 AccuShadow upgrade ~ 2.1 lb trigger !!! HUGE price drop ~ Must Sell ! ~ Perfect/MINTY $1275.00

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  12. PistolHoarder

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