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9mm Luger, 9mm Parabellum, 9mm NATO, 9x19mm... what's the difference between these cartridges? And what about all those other 9mm cartridges in the world - will they work in my 9mm pistol?

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November 12, 2008 at 9:59 am
(1) JB says:

They all refer to the same cartridge. No difference.

January 11, 2011 at 2:55 pm
(2) Don Reitmeyer says:

The only difference is where you happen to be when you purchase this ammunition. I believe Europeans refer to it as 9MM Parabelum and in the U.S. it’s called 9mm Luger, or vice versa. As the other Post says, they are one and the same.
9×19 mm.

January 21, 2013 at 1:55 pm
(3) Jim says:

It might be worth reading this: http://gunnuts.net/2009/04/03/9mm-nato-vs-9mm-luger/
The NATO load is heavier and has higher pressure.

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