Soviet and Russian Testbed Aircraft

Absolutely worth the money. Very professional writing, good photos and really tech views. If you are like I am, passionate about military aircraft definitively worth having. This book gives us a well documented and researched look into an area of aviation that is often overlooked. The authors know their subject and do a good job conveying that knowledge! This book would be a good addition to the shelf of the aviation historian, Sovie...

Standard Catalog of Military Firearms: The Collector's Price and Reference Guide

The trusted guide to collectible military firearms! Phillip Peterson is a full-time, federally licensed firearms dealer with more than 25 years of experience in military firearms and collectibles. A certified master gunsmith, Peterson has been a featured columnist for Gun Digest the Magazine and is also the editor of Gun Digest Buyer's Guide to Tactical Rifles. Standard Catalog of Military Firearms, 7th edition, contains more than 2,...

Massad Ayoob's Greatest Handguns of the World Volume II

This is a very descriptive book that goes into detail of some of the greatest handgun manufacturers. I've been around guns for over 25 years and still learned a few things about various gun manufacturers that I did not know. Very Informative and would highley recommend this book. MORE! of the Greatest Handguns of the World From the Best-Known, Most Popular Handgun Authority in the World After the first edition of Greatest Handguns of...

Shotgunning: The Art And The Science, Second Edition

In this sought-after masterpiece, Bob Brister, “one of the most respected firearms authorities” in the world (The New York Times), addresses every problem the shotgunner is likely to face, and offers solutions, based on years of tests and study of data, to ensure that shooters can make every shot count. He details selection of guns, loads, chokes, and more for every situation. Brister is bold enough to present his readers with the sc...

Shooter’s Bible Guide To Tactical Firearms: A Comprehensive Guide To Precision Rifles And Long-range Shooting Gear

Long range shooting in the United States is as old as this country is young. Shooters have always had a fascination with shooting at distance, whether they are plinkers, competitive shooters, or hunters. The ability to place rifle bullets in the same hole of a target or kill an animal quickly is a goal to which we all aspire. In recent years the interest in tactical precision rifles has increased, with many factory and custom rifle m...

Machine-guns And The Great War

This book dispells the myth of lines of men mindlessly crossing dead man's land into machinegun fire. The fact is that tactics changed during the war as generals tried to avoid the devistation of machineguns. The author uses original documents from the British Imperial War Museum to show how both sides modified their tactics, which worked, and which failed. This book is a must if you are a student of WW I and don't want to fall for t...

The Illustrated History of Ammunition

New Burlington, London, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: good. First Edition. the top edge of the dust jacket adjacent spine shows signs of water damage, there is no other damage to detail. The book itself is clean and free of damage. The full title is military and civil ammunition from the beginnings to the present day, and the book shows in colour and black-and-white photographs, and in colour draw...

Gun Digest Book Of Exploded Gun Drawings, 3rd Edition

This book is handy for the serious shooter that needs the details of the firearms it illustrates. It will save you money when doing minor repairs. It covers many common fire arms and a few less common ones. At least another volume is needed covering newer guns. Parts identification for more than 1,000 guns! Revised and expanded to include the newest, most popular guns on the market, this book is the must-have reference for gunsmiths,...

Mauser Military Rifles

The history of the iconic Mauser family of German bolt-action rifles is told here in extensive detail. Drawing on first-hand accounts of the weapons in combat and fascinating primary sources regarding their mechanical performance, this fully illustrated study charts the Mauser's origins, combat record and lasting influence. It explores the full range of Mauser rifles, beginning with the hugely successful Gew 98, which entered service...

Soviet Partisan 1941-1944

From the start of Barbarossa, large numbers of Soviet troops and civilians were cut off behind Nazi German lines in what Stalin termed the Great Patriotic War. We know this in the West as the Russo-German part of World War II, but for many partisans it began as a life and death struggle simply to survive. The partisan war in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 has been the subject of considerable political manipulation in the decades ...