The Tokarev TT-33 was a semi-automatic pistol created in the 1930s by Fedor Tokarev, a compact body-dropping death-dealer. It was the Mid-Range Weapon of Pol Pot and the Short-Range weapon of The Viet Cong.
- Range: 100 yards
- Ammo: 7.62x25mm or 9mm
- Magazine: 8 rounds
- Muzzle Velocity: 1,375 fps
- Weight: 1.87 lbs
The Tokarev TT-33 was used at one time or another by most Communist nations, until it was replaced by the Makarov PM in the early 1950's. Nevertheless, it is still used in the Chinese and North Korean armed forces today. It is also gaining popularity among Western gun collectors because of its ruggedness, reliability, and ready availability of cheap ammunition.
In the show
In Saddam Hussein vs Pol Pot's Tokarev TT33 was pitted against Saddam Hussein's Browning Semi Automatic Pistol. While the Tokarev was faster, the Browning got the edge due to larger magazine capacity and caliber.