Infantry Weapons of World War II

Infantry Weapons of World War II

By: Jan Suermondt (author)Paperback

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Jan Suermondt presents over 150 weapons used between 1940 and 1945 by both Allied and Axis forces, with detailed specifications, service history and actual accounts of their effectiveness by those who used them. These weapons defined the land war, from the US Army's BAR and the British Ben to the German Schmeisser and the Russian Degtaryev DP/DPM. Accompanied by actual war images of the weapons in use, this is a valuable and fascinating insight into the most important military struggle of the 20th Century.

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About Author

Jan Suermondt has a degree in industrial design and works as a graphic designer and illustrator. He is the author of two other books about war vehicles and lives in London.


Introduction; 1. Handguns; 2. Rifles and Shotguns; 3. Submachine Guns; 4. Machine Guns; 5. Mortars; 6. Antitank Weapons; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/10/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780715319253
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780715319253
  • ISBN10: 0715319256

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