U. S. Infantry Weapons of the First World War
The book to end all books about the war to end all wars! The definitive guide to U.S. infantry weapons of World War I. Best-selling author and arms expert Bruce N. Canfield gives you the inside scoop on everything that was carried into combat by the Army and Marines, including rifles, pistols, shotguns, automatic rifles, machine guns, bayonets, knives, grenades, mortars, flame throwers and accessories. It's all in here! Filled with the kind of practical, "hands-on" advice and information that you will turn to again and again, with unique "collector's notes" that tell you what you need to know about markings, rarity, rebuilds and fakes. Nowhere else will you find this amount of useful information under one cover - and it's complete with exciting combat reports describing how this equipment performed at the front! The First World War is rapidly becoming the hottest topic in military history. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to learn all about the weapons of the Doughboys, fully illustrated with more than 500 large, clear photographs plus numerous tables and historical illustrations. 8.5 by 11 inches, hardcover.