AK47: The Story of the People's Gun

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Sceptre, Jan 1, 2007 - History - 224 pages
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General Kalashnikov created the AK's distinctive silhouette. The gun has been at the centre of conflicts across the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Using testimonies of people who have experienced the gun at first-hand, this work provides an account of how the AK47 became an icon as one of the recognisable brands in the world.

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

A great read. Read full review

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User Review  - John Meffen - Goodreads

Sort of interesting, not very dense, a bit light on fact a lot more opinion and generalisation. Strays off topic too often with the author's own reminiscences of his times as a war correspondent. The ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Michael Hodges is a journalist from the UK who has reported extensively from the Middle East

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