Rifles and Machine Guns
M1941 Johnson Rifle is the hottest World War II rifle on the collectors'
market today, and this exciting new book covers it all! From invention
and manufacture through issue to the troops, every aspect of the Johnson
is explained and illustrated -- including just the kind of hands-on
information that you will need, like collector's notes and serial number
data. And that's not all! You will also learn about all the other Johnson
weapons, like the Light Machine Guns, "Paratroop" rifles and
aircraft cannon. Discover which troops used these unique guns, including
those Johnson Rifles issued to the U.S. Marine Corps. See the weapon
in action, from test firing to battle service.
if that isn't enough, author Bruce N. Canfield also tells the intriguing
story of Johnson himself, using never-before-revealed sources provided
by the inventor's son, Edward R. Johnson and Johnson researcher Robert
L. Lamoreaux. Over 285 clear and detailed photographs show you the features
that separate original configuration rifles from less valuable put-together
guns and sporterized versions. This is the practical kind of help that
will save you money and time. All accessories are covered, including
the highly sought-after bayonets.
Learn about Johnson's continual
struggle against government bureaucrats as his rifle stood head-to-head
with the famous M1 Garand. This is truly an exciting story that will
captivate anyone with an interest in World War II or weapons manufacturing.
Hardcover. $49.95 + shipping.
Covers them all --