Illustrated History of Small ArmsBook - 1996
Illustrated with full-color and b/w high quality artwork and photos, this is an invaluable guide to the personal weapons that helped decide the nature of warfare in the current century. Starting with a brief look at the technical aspects that paved the way for modern small arms, the book concentrates on the development and nature of weapon types such as the rifle, machine gun, sub-machine gun, and pistols that form the bulk of the personal weapons used throughout the 20th century. This detailed guide will appeal to the military specialist and the "buff". Includes tables of the main weapons together with their primary data.
Publisher: London : Tiger Books International, 1996
Characteristics: 144 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 31 cm
Call Number: R 623.44 CHANT