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Images From: SteveT
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Caldera, Teide National Park, Tenerife, Spain, 10/2013
Images From: Dimitri Moursellas
125 images with "spain" tag

Mil Lubroth, her friend, and me at the Byne House, the official residence of the Deputy Chief of Mission of the US Embassy in Madrid where we were invited thanks to The American Club in Madrid
Images From: Metodija Gogov
104 images with "spain" tag

Pamplona copy.jpg
Images From: Carlos Gaudencio
10 images with "spain" tag

Spain, Segura de la Sierra, El Yelmo, Parapente
Images From: Steve Ellwood
10 images with "spain" tag

Grampian Talisker inbound to the Port of Aberdeen, Scotland on 24th June 2011.
Images From: Daniel Shepardson
1 images with "spain" tag

During the WW2 the German military was seemingly always short of arms. The Germans purchased some Astra Model 400ís which were in the standard Spanish caliber of 9mm Largo. They also purchased smaller Astra Model 300ís in .380 and .32 calibers. The Germans liked the guns but the caliber was a logistical problem for them. In 1943 the Astra company created the Model 600/43 specifically to meet the German request. It was simply a Model 400 chambered for the German standard caliber of 9mm Parabellum with a slightly shorter barrel. Unlike other war time produced guns, the finish work on the Astra 600/43 was superb and equal to commercial standards. The Germans agreed to pay $22 each for the guns in a time when it cost about $16 to craft a Luger (which was considered quite expensive). Production of the Model 600 started in 1944. The Germans had ordered and paid for almost 50,000 units but were only able to deliver 10,500 before the allied advances cut off the supply routes. These guns are re