THE EVOLUTION OF MILITARY AUTOMATIC PISTOLS: SELF-LOADING PISTOL DESIGNS OF TWO WORLD WARS AND THE MEN WHO INVENTED THEMby: Gordon Bruce
Presented as a series of biographies, this book tells the history of self-loading pistols through the careers of their inventors, accompanied by the detailed illustrated explanation of their mechanical innovations & the resulting iconic military semiautos. Over 500 black & white illus, sketches & photos! 8.5×11 inches, 164 pgs.
Anyone with an interest in military firearms knows the names of the famous pistol inventors – men like Luger, Walther and Nambu, but how many know anything at all about the men themselves …or what, exactly, made their handgun designs groundbreaking?
Publisher: Andrew Mowbray Publishers
Publish Date: 04-30-2012