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The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Pistols, Revolvers and Submachine Guns
     

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Pistols, Revolvers and Submachine Guns

by Will Fowler, Anthony North
 

A visual historical reference to over 500 military, law enforcement and antique firearms from around the world with a fascinating history of small arms from the 14th century to the present day, comprehensive directories of small arms, full technical specifications and is illustrated with more than 550 photographs and artworks. This book features world's most

Overview

A visual historical reference to over 500 military, law enforcement and antique firearms from around the world with a fascinating history of small arms from the 14th century to the present day, comprehensive directories of small arms, full technical specifications and is illustrated with more than 550 photographs and artworks. This book features world's most important small guns from the medieval hand cannon and the matchlock handgun to the Luger P08 and today's FN P90 as well as famous small arms including the Colt .45, the Browning High-Power M1935, the Lanchester and the MP38 submachine gun. Included are specially commissioned color photographs and artworks, including cutaway diagrams to show internal components and gun operation. This complete guide is expertly written by leading professionals in their field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781464303388
Publisher:
World Publications Group
Publication date:
11/15/2013
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.44(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Will Fowler has worked in journalism and publishing since 1972, specializing in military history, current affairs, and defense technology. He is the author of over 30 books and has served for nearly 30 years in the British Territorial Army.

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