- Paperback: 80 pages
- Publisher: Osprey Publishing (20 July 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1782009175
- ISBN-13: 978-1782009177
- Product Dimensions: 17.1 x 0.7 x 23.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 532,582 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The MP5 Submachine Gun (Weapon) Paperback – 20 Jul 2014
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Rugged, lethal, and accurate, the Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine gun has revolutionized special-forces tactics and has been adopted and used by military and law-enforcement special operators worldwide since the 1960s. Noted authority Leroy Thompson assesses the origins, use, and influence of this iconic submachine gun.
About the Author
Leroy Thompson has trained and advised military and police special-operations units around the world, focusing especially on the tactical use of firearms. He has previously had more than 35 books published including several for Osprey. He has also appeared as a weapons expert on documentaries for Discovery, National Geographic, and the BBC.
Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Edouard Detaille.
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