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Pictorial history of the sub-machine gun

Frank William Arthur Hobart

Pictorial history of the sub-machine gun

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Published by Allen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Submachine guns -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[by] F. W. A. Hobart.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF620.A2 H58 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5122927M
    ISBN 100711004226
    LC Control Number74196552

    This book chronicles the history and development of classic machine guns, such as the Hotchkiss and Maxim, and looks in detail at iconic submachine guns such as the Thompson MA1 or `Tommy Gun'. Modern arms are closely examined, including the rise of Super Magnum revolvers, semiautomatic pistols and assault rifles.


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