Militaria

The MAT-49 Submachine Gun

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The French Model 1949 9 mm submachine gun is most closely associated with France? decolonization campaigns, including Indochina and Algeria. The MAT 49 (Manufacture Nationale d?rmes de Tulle) is a simple, robust, compact, and reliable weapon that was used throughout...

Mauser Rifles, Vol. 2: 1918–1945

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The second of two volumes on Mauser rifles, this full-color, illustrated book presents the design, manufacturing, development, and combat use of the various models from 1918 through World War II. Post-WWI manufacturers defined the characteristics of a future German regulation...

The M1 Carbine

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The M1 carbine is a .30-caliber, semiautomatic rifle that first appeared in 1942 as a standard firearm for the US military during World War II. It was later used by US forces in the Korean and Vietnam Wars and continues...

The Luger P.08, Vol. 2

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The second of two volumes on the legendary P.08 Luger (Pistole Parabellum), this illustrated book presents the design, manufacturing, and development of the various types from the late Weimar Republic period through the Third Reich era of the 1930s and...

The US M3/M3A1 Submachine Gun

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

In January 1943, when the "U.S. Submachine Gun, Caliber .45, M3" was officially adopted, it was a step into the future of weapons-manufacturing technology. In absolute contrast to the milled, high-quality Thompson models, the M3 was almost completely made from...

Mauser Rifles, Vol. 1

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The first of two volumes on Mauser rifles, this full-color, illustrated book presents the design, manufacturing, development, and combat use of the various models from 1870 through World War I. Starting with the Model 1871?r Gewehr 71?he book explores each...

The Secret History of STASI Spy Cameras

Schiffer Publishing

$50.00

This lavishly illustrated and authoritative book presents the secret history of Stasi and Warsaw Pact subminiature spy cameras used during the Cold War. It is a history that could only have been written through the collaboration of veteran Stasi technical...

Walther P.38

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Adopted by the German Wehrmacht at the end of 1939, more than 1.2 million P.38s were manufactured up to 1945. Designed by the Walther company from its civilian model PP, it was the first double-action military pistol. Its robustness and...

The German MG 34 and MG 42 Machine Guns

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$24.99

The German MG (Maschinengewehr) 34, along with the later-war MG 42, was a recoil-operated, air-cooled machine gun and is considered the world? first general-purpose machine gun. Considered the most advanced machine gun in the world at the time, its ease...

The Woman in My Uniform

Schiffer Publishing

$26.99

At once an examination of gender ideology in the Third Reich, a history of women in uniform as photographic theme, and an analysis of the functions of wartime photography, The Woman in My Uniform compiles original Third Reich photos of...

The M1 Garand

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Gen. George S. Patton called it ?he greatest battle implement ever devised.?The legendary .30-caliber M1 Garand semiautomatic rifle was the standard US service rifle in WWII and Korea. More than five million were made in American factories between 1937 and...

Shooting Handguns

Schiffer Publishing

$19.99

Remove the mystery around handguns with this simple beginner? guide. When one is not knowledgeable, the idea of shooting, or being around, a handgun can be frightening. Written for the novice shooter, this guide focuses on the fundamentals needed to...

The Colt M1911 .45 Automatic Pistol

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The Colt M1911 is one of the most well-known and popular military weapons of the 20th century. Designed by John Browning, this pistol, with its legendary reliability and firepower, represents the developmental starting point of a majority of automatic pistols...

Defense with a Knife

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The book extensively covers the use of a knife in self-defense. The technique and tactics described in this book involve using the knife in such a way as to disable the attacker by creating only minor injuries, if possible. The...

History of the Mauser Rifle in Chile

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$34.99

As part of its rise as a regional South American power, Chile chose to emulate the highly successful Prussian military system in the last decades of the 19th century. Prior conflicts and the prospect of war with Argentina, which came...

The Luger P.08 Vol. 1

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The first of two volumes on the legendary P.08 Luger (Pistole Parabellum), this illustrated book presents the design, manufacturing, and development of the various models from 1900 through the Weimar Republic period of the 1920s. Adopted by the Swiss in...

The Secret History of KGB Spy Cameras

Schiffer Publishing

$45.00

H. Keith Melton is an intelligence historian and the bestselling author of multiple books on clandestine technology. Melton is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Vladimir Alekseenko served KGB stations...

German Submachine Guns, 1918–1945

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

Germany? World War I and II era submachine guns are all featured in this fully illustrated book. Early Bergmann models are presented first showing their development from the MP18, through to the MP35, followed by discussions of the Schmeisser MP28,...

The Sten

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

The legendary British, World War II STEN submachine gun is featured in this concise, illustrated book. Famous for its use by British elite forces, as well as the French underground during WWII, variants of the STEN were manufactured and used...

American Submachine Guns 1919–1950

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

America famous and influential WWII submachine guns (SMGs) are all featured in this fully illustrated book. Beginning with the legendary Thompson submachine, its design, construction, and testing in the early 1920s, as well as its use by the US Marine...

Weapons of Mass Destruction

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$45.00

The Nuclear Age properly began with the discovery of the nucleus by Ernest Rutherford in 1911, but its impact on civilization began with the use of atomic bombs against Japan in WWII. The development of atomic bombs forever changed the...

Mysteries of Georgia's Military Bases

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$16.99

Georgia has some of the country? most important bases with facilities covering enormous areas. Is it any wonder that they have their share of ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot sightings? Visit more than 13 military bases, including Forts Benning, Gillem, Gordon,...

Instinctive Shooting for Defense and Combat: the Israeli Method

Schiffer Publishing

$24.99

For the first time, take an in-depth look at the techniques, characteristics, and philosophy of the Israeli school of combat shooting. This book is a guide to the basic principles of the ?sraeli Method,?and, more importantly, the proper preparation and...

An Artist at War

Schiffer Publishing

$29.99

In 1942, Ed Vebell landed with the US Army in North Africa and was recruited by Stars & Stripes, the US armed forces newspaper, as their official staff artist. Daily, he drew illustrations, and reported on the progress of World...

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