Military Small Arms of the 20th Century

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Krause Publications, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 416 pages
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This new edition of Ian Hogg's classic is this century's ultimate reference work on the subject of military small arms. It has been fully updated and expanded (by 64 pages) to cover all small arms in military service during the 20th century and now includes many arms listings and photographs that did not appear in earlier editions.





Recognized internationally as the leading authority on military small arms, author Ian Hogg was given free rein on this edition; he has delivered the ultimate reference edition for all interested in the history of these arms. Arms coverage includes: Pistols, Submachine Guns, Bolt-Action Rifles, Automatic Rifles, Machine Guns, Anti-Tank/Materiel Rifles and Ammunition.

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Contents

PREFACE
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

IAN HOGG served in the British Army for twenty-eight years and achieved the rank of Master Gunner. He saw action in Europe during WWII, as well as in the Far East and Korea. He is now recognized as a leading expert on infantry weapons and artillery and has produced twenty-seven books on the subject, including the "Encyclopedia of Modern Small Arms," Since retirement in 1972, he has worked as a weapons evaluator and contributed to many defense publications.

Weeks had a 33 year career in the British Army, retiring with the rank of Colonel.

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