The Book of Gun Trivia: Essential Firepower Facts

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From muskets to the Winchester '76, Mauser, Colt M1911, Thompson submachine gun, MG42, Browning .50 machine gun, M1 Garand, M16, AK47, FNFAL, and Galil rifles, The Little Book of Gun Trivia brings together fascinating facts and little-known details of some of the world's key firearms. 

Offering a step by step guide through interesting gun facts and statistics, Gordon Rottman presents The Little Book of Gun Trivia. Covering a range of subjects, such as weapons designations, ...

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Overview

From muskets to the Winchester '76, Mauser, Colt M1911, Thompson submachine gun, MG42, Browning .50 machine gun, M1 Garand, M16, AK47, FNFAL, and Galil rifles, The Little Book of Gun Trivia brings together fascinating facts and little-known details of some of the world's key firearms. 

Offering a step by step guide through interesting gun facts and statistics, Gordon Rottman presents The Little Book of Gun Trivia. Covering a range of subjects, such as weapons designations, where rifles get their names from, the longest serving rifles and everything in between, this book brings together everything you ever needed to know about weapons. Alongside the key facts and figures, Gordon Rottman also breaks apart popular myths and misconceptions about both weapons and ammunition, putting his years of military service to good use.

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"A pocket- sized almanac full of essential facts, interesting trivia, and myth-busting tidbits that any gun enthusiast could spend hours mulling over." --Military History Quarterly
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782007692
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/22/2013
  • Series: General Military Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 585,871
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 5.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He served in the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam in 1969-70 and subsequently in airborne infantry, long-range patrol, and intelligence assignments until retiring after 26 years. He was a Special Operations Forces scenario writer at the Joint Readiness Training Center for 12 years and is now a freelance writer, living in Texas. The author lives in Cypress, TX.
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