MANUAL OF MODERN AUTOMATIC GUNS: STEN, BREN, LEWIS, THOMPSON, VICKERS
For Home Guard and Service Use
BERNARDS PUBLISHERS LTD, London, c.1940
An original WW2 small arms manual, published by Bernards of London c.1940. It includes details of the use and maintenance of the main automatic weapons and machine guns used by the British Army in WW2. Some of the weapons included were used in WW1, like the Vickers Machine Gun, the Browning Automatic Rifle, and the Lewis Gun. Several iconic weapons of WW2 are covered, including the Sten Gun, Tommy Gun, and the Bren Gun. Illustrated with line drawings, this booklet was intended to provide any allied soldier with the basic information needed to maintain and use any of these weapons. With stripping, cleaning and firing instructions for each of the weapons covered.
In very good condition. The card cover is in very good condition. The text and illustrations are in very good condition. The stapled binding is good and secure, although the original staple is rusty.
Published: c.1940 Illustrated with line drawings Red illustrated card cover with black and white titling Dimensions: 80mm x 155mm Pages: 18