Gew 41, Gew 43, FG 42 and StG 44
McNab. This volume explores the origins, development, combat use, and lasting influence of Nazi Germany's automatic rifles. You'll learn about the Gew 41 (W); the Gew 43/Kar 43, one of history's first semi-automatic sniper rifles; the landmark straight-in-line design of the FG 42; and the MP 43/StG 44, the world's first true assault rifle that influenced the later AK-47. 80 pages, photographs, 7¼"x 9¾", hardcover.