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German Automatic Weapons of World War II

By Robert Bruce

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ISBN: 9781847972149
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 01/10/2010
PAGES: 128
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 297x210 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photos 36 black & white photos

In this new paperback editon of German Automatic Weapons of World War II, the seven classic automatic weapons of the World War II German Wehrmacht are described and illustrated in colour photographs. Detailed sequences show them in close-up; during step-by-step field stripping; and during handling, loading, and live-firing trials in outdoor settings, by gunners wearing authentic period uniforms.

The illustrations are accompanied by concise accounts of each weapon's historical and technical background, and by accessible non-technical descriptions of its firing characteristics, from the viewpoint of the ordinary infantryman, as revealed in these trials by experienced shooters. Guns covered are: Mauser Schellfeuer machine pistol; Erma MP40 sub-machine gun; MG34 machine gun; MG42 machine gun; FG42/1 & II paratroop assault weapons; Sturmgewehr 44 assault rifle.

RRP: £16.99

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