U.S. Small Arms of World War II
Your comprehensive, full-color guide to the American infantry weapons of World War II! Included are all of the small arms and ligth weapons that saw combat with the Army, Navy and Marines in the Second World War, as well as the many earlier models that led to their devlopment. More that 2,000 color photographs depict all of the fascinating details of the arms themselves, while a large selection of vintage photos show them in action in the hands of troops. No book of this scope has ever been attempted before! We cover rifle, pistols, revolvers, combat knives, bayonets, bolos and machetes, carbines, shotguns, submachine guns, automatic rifles, machine guns, anti-tank rifles, bazookas, recoilless rifles, grenades and their launchers, mortars and flame throwers.
864 pages • 8.5" x 11" • 2,100+ color photos and illustrations