Browning .50-caliber Machine Guns cover

Description

The Browning “50-cal” has become the longest serving weapon in the US inventory. The “fifty” has been employed in every imaginable role for a machine gun. It is considered such an effective and reliable weapon that few countries ever attempted to develop an equivalent weapon. Even the Japanese created a copy of it during World War II when the US was producing literally thousands every month to use in every theater. This is a history of the development of this famous weapon, its most critical operational use and the variants that have been produced to keep it at the forefront of the action.

Product details

Published Jan 01 2011
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 80
ISBN 9781849086578
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Series Weapon
Short code WPN 4
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Gordon L. Rottman

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, v…

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Alan Gilliland

Alan Gilliland, a contributor to more than 70 Ospr…

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Johnny Shumate

Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator li…

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