Book Review: Kalishnikov Machine Pistols, Assault Rifles, and Machine-Guns, 1945 to the Present


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.

Reviewer: A. A. Nofi   

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