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Book Preview: Battleship Commander

Marketed as the “first-ever” comprehensive biography of the man, Battleship Commander: The Life Of Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr., draws information from more than 150 personal accounts of those who knew and served with him.

Book Review: Gun Barons | The Weapons That Transformed America And The Men Who Invented Them

Gun Barons, despite what appears on the cover, is less about the guns themselves and more about the men and machinations that led to their being, as well as their use in battle.

Book Review: 'Battleship Commander: The Life of Vice Admiral Willis A. Lee, Jr.'

Covering some 337 pages, this biography by Paul Stillwell covers the life and accomplishments of Vice Adm. Willis "Ching" Lee, an accomplished marksman with both a rifle and the big guns of the battleships he commanded during World War II. 

Book Preview: USAAF Aircraft Weapons Of WWII

Spanning 160 pages with more than 300 images, Tom Laemlein’s USAAF Aircraft Weapons Of WWII is one of the richest collections of original period photos published to date, giving readers a unique window into a crucial element of World War II.

The Rifle: Combat Stories From America's Last WWII Veterans

When 28-year-old Marine Andrew Biggio bought an M1 Garand, he never imagined the journey that would ensue.

Book Review: 'The FN-49–Last Elegant Old-World Military Rifle'

Loaded with new information, and nearly double the size of his previous work, Author Wayne Johnson is back with more hardbound facts surrounding the FN-49 self-loading rifle.

Book Review: The US M3/M3A1 Submachine Gun

Michael Heidler, no stranger to writing about firearm history, has produced a most impressive volume on one of this author’s favorite World War II firearms, the M3 “grease gun.”

Book Review: Classic Guns Of The World Series

Since 1974, Schiffer Publishing has been producing high-quality, glossy-paged books on nearly every type of antique of interest to the collector’s market. For arms and militaria collectors, the publisher’s Schiffer Military branch has been the go-to for books on nearly every aspect of 20th-century military material.

Book Review: The Colt Walker Army Revolver

NRA National Firearms Museum Senior Curator Philip Schreier reviews "The Colt Walker Army Revolver" by Charles W. Pate.

Review: 'U.S. Small Arms Of World War II'

Bruce Canfield's "U.S. Small Arms of World War II" is a rich tome complete with a wealth of information and impressive color photography.

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