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The AK-47

Author: Gordon L Rottman
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2011.
Series: Weapon, 8.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the most ubiquitous assault rifle in the world, with more AK-47s and its variants in use than any other individual small arm. Created by Senior Sergeant Mikhail Kalashnikov, and first adopted by the USSR soon after World War II, its production continues to this day, with an estimated 75 million produced worldwide. It is the longest serving post-World War II military weapon and its ease of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rottman, Gordon L.
AK-47.
Oxford Osprey Publishing, 2011
(OCoLC)651902408
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon L Rottman
ISBN: 9781849088350 1849088357 129959350X 9781299593503
OCLC Number: 773366277
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; Development: A New Breed of Rifle; Use: The Cold War Turns Hot; Impact: The People's Assault Rifle; Appendix; Bibliography; Copyright.
Series Title: Weapon, 8.
Responsibility: Gordon L. Rottman.

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The Kalashnikov AK-47 is the most ubiquitous assault rifle in the world, with more AK-47s and its variants in use than any other individual small arm. This book looks at the history of the weapon,  Read more...

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