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Autocannon Book   General Military Discussion

Started 21/4/21 by Barnowlgreen; 15915 views.
mpopenker

From: mpopenker

20/1/22

DeltaKilo said:

"Handguns and rifles carried by Russian and Soviet troops until 26 December 1991 - excluding full automatic".

That's a bold try. I wonder how in-depth and extensive this would be, because there were some really obscure weapons, even excluding full automatic

as for my upcoming book, I really hope it would be published toward the end of this year, but so far I have no firm date.

Some details can be found here: https://www.headstamppublishing.com/avtomat-book

DeltaKilo

From: DeltaKilo

20/1/22

Still cheaper and clearer than collective themes like "Luger 08"... wink A hunting friend sold his Luger collection 5 years ago and bought a new Porsche 911 with the proceeds... 

Although I cannot purchase fully automatic weapons, I am interested in it. Thank you for the link to the book!

mpopenker

From: mpopenker

21/1/22

I know that some obscure Russian weapons were sold in Germany through the Hermann Historica or its likes, but there are some handguns, for example, which are not available for collectors, such as those firing internally suppressed piston-operated ammo.

Barnowlgreen

From: Barnowlgreen

4/2/22

Hi,

the date is now 25/04/2022.

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autogun

From: autogun

1-Apr

Hooray - the second draft arrived in my inbox yesterday so I'm now going through it line by line, checking and indexing. Not sure when it will actually be on sale, though.

Barnowlgreen

From: Barnowlgreen

9-Apr

The date is now 27/5/22 on the Crowood website.

autogun

From: autogun

9-Apr

Looks possible. I'm about halfway through it, checking for errors and indexing .

gatnerd

From: gatnerd

10-Apr

I look forward to its arrival Tony. 

On a related note, I hope you've been checking the 'Ukraine Weapons Thread,' theres been a couple fantastic 30mm Autocannon fights against both tanks and IFVs, which I figured you'd get a kick out of. I'm not sure the last time thats happened - 1991? 

  • Edited 10 April 2022 7:47  by  gatnerd
autogun

From: autogun

11-Apr

I must admit I've been focusing on getting the book sorted, with time only to glance through the forum to keep me more or less up to speed.

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