Good book on guns used in wars?


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AZ Heat
October 7, 2004, 02:35 AM
I'm looking for a good book or two with information on the various types of guns used by Americans and others during the major wars throughout history. I would prefer on with pictures or sketches of the guns. I'm just really curious and would like to learn more. Any suggestions?

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carebear
October 7, 2004, 02:52 AM
All 63990 results for guns army (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-form/102-2026483-4340104)

Try a search on Amazon if you don't get any specific suggestions.

Gabby Hayes
October 7, 2004, 06:12 AM
These two will cover American weapons of the 20th century up through Korea, available on Amazon:

U. S. Infantry Weapons of the First World War, by Bruce N. Canfield

U.S. Infantry Weapons of World War II, by Bruce N. Canfield

Here's a good one with more specifics on American handguns:

U.S. Handguns of World War II, The Secondary Pistols and Revolvers, by Charles W. Pate

MrMurphy
October 7, 2004, 09:30 AM
Military Small Arms of the 20th Century by Ian Hogg ($25) from amazon.com


It covers all weapons used by ALL sides during the 20th century.

Tamara
October 7, 2004, 11:25 AM
Military Small Arms: 300 Years of Soldier's Firearms, by Graham Smith. Published by Salamander.
The World's Great Small Arms, by Craig Phillip. Most recently published by Barnes & Noble.
Small Arms: Over 250 of the World's Finest Personal Weapons by Chris Chant. Published by Chartwell.

also

Collecting Classic Bolt Action Military Rifles, by Paul J. Scarlata. Published by Mowbray.

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