By Todd LofGren
A descendant of the .38 Hand Ejector Military & Police Model of 1899, Smith & Wesson‘s first swing-out-cylinder revolver to chamber the then-new .38 Special cartridge, the Victory model, was an updated wartime production version introduced in 1942. It was ultimately supplied to every branch of the American armed forces as well as British Commonwealth countries during WWII and continued in production until 1945.
By 1942, the Smith & Wesson Military & Police Model 1899 revolver had morphed through several upgrades and modifications to what was then known as the “.38 Hand Ejector Military & Police Model of 1905, …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life