by John Walter
London: Greenhill/Mecanicsburg, Pa.Stackpole, 1999. 143 pp.
Illus, diagr. $22.95. ISBN:1-85367-364-1
A comprehensive guide to the seemingly infinite variety of infantry automatic weapons in the Kalishnikov stable. Each weapon is covered with an illustration, a standard listing of basic physical and performance characteristics, and a short discussion of its provenance, often with some unusual information thrown in. Valuable for students of infantry weapons.