ITALIAN SMALL ARMS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND WORLD
Autore: Ralph Riccio
- Presenta le armi leggere italiane impiegate durante la prima e seconda Guerra mondiale.
- Un rapido sguardo viene dato anche alle baionette, ai markings, alle munizioni, ecc.
- Riccamente illustrato con oltre 600 foto, alcune inedite.
This work addresses Italian small arms used during World War I and World War II. It describes each weapon and covers the developmental history and use of all Italian designed and produced pistols, rifles, submachine guns and machine guns used during both conflicts, as well as prototype weapons and foreign weapons used by the Italians. Other appendices cover bayonets, accoutrements, markings, ammunition, small arms manufacturing facilities, Italian small arms designers, production summaries, and collector’s notes. It includes many previously unpublished photographs and background information on small arms producers, ammunition production facilities, and designers.