MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns cover

Description

Nazi Germany's MP 38 and MP 40 submachine guns are among World War II's most recognizable weapons. Portable and with folding stocks, both were widely issued to airborne troops and became the hallmark of Germany's infantry section and platoon leaders. A million were produced during the conflict – and many found their ways into the hands of paramilitary and irregular forces from Israel to Vietnam after the war. Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and period and close-up photographs, this is the story of the origins, combat use, and lasting influence of two of World War II's most famous firearms.

Product details

Published Jul 20 2014
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 80
ISBN 9781780963907
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 14 col
Series Weapon
Short code WPN 31
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Johnny Shumate

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Alan Gilliland

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