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Sub-Machine Gun: The Development of Sub-Machine Guns and their Ammunition from World War 1 to the Present Day

Popenker, Maxim, Williams, Anthony G.

ISBN 10: 1847972934 / ISBN 13: 9781847972934
Published by Crowood Press
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2012. Hardcover. Maximizing firepower has always been a primary goal of firearms designers, as experience of warfare has shown that this provides a decisive advantage on the battlefield. For small arms carried by the infantry this can mean weapons firing explosive shells or grenades. Num Pages: 320 pages, 550 colour and b&w photographs. BIC Classification: JWM; WCK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 258 x 199 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1123. The Development of Sub-machine Guns and Their Ammunition from World War 1 to the Present Day. 320 pages, 550 colour and b&w photographs. Maximizing firepower has always been a primary goal of firearms designers, as experience of warfare has shown that this provides a decisive advantage on the battlefield. For small arms carried by the infantry this can mean weapons firing explosive shells or grenades. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JWM; WCK. Dimension: 258 x 199 x 26. Weight: 1122. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781847972934

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Title: Sub-Machine Gun: The Development of ...

Publisher: Crowood Press

Binding: Hardcover

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In this book, weapons experts Maxim Popenker and Anthony Williams present a study of the development of the sub-machine gun and its ammunition, before undertaking a country-by-country survey of the weapons designed, built and used across the world. With data tables giving details of ammunition and hundreds of photographs, this is an authoritative account of an essential infantry weapon.

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Maxim Popenker was born in Leningrad, graduated from St Petersburg State Technical University and is a lieutenant [reserve] in the Russian Armed Forces. He is an established author of books and magazines and online articles on the subject of firearms. He is the owner and author of a leading Internet resource on small arms, the 'Modern Firearms and Ammunition' website at www.worldguns.ru. Maxim has a long-term interest in the history and technical aspects of firearms, especially those of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.Anthony G Williams has a particular interest in the history and development of machine guns, and their ammunition. He is the author Rapid Fire, Assault Rifle [with Maxim Popenker] and the Flying Guns trilogy [with Dr Emmanuel Gustin], which describes the development of aircraft guns, ammunition and installations from 1914 to the present day. He maintains a website at www.quarry.nildram.co.uk.

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