World War II Small Arms, Colonel John Weeks

World War II Small Arms, Colonel John Weeks

This is a colourful and detailed book by Colonel John Weeks which looks at the rapid development of small arms during the Second world War. It is full of colour illustrations, excellent cut away diagrams and contemporary photographs of the weapons described. Each country is looked at in turn with weapons divided into pistols, hand operated rifles, submachine guns, machine guns and anti tank rifles. In turn the following countries are covered:

Germany
Italy
Japan
Great Britain
France
Soviet Russia
The United States

It is well written and 148 pages long and makes a great reference work or introduction to small arms of this period.

Author: John Weeks
Edition: Paperback
Pages: 144
Publisher: Orbis
Year: 1979


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