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Mauser Military Rifles #39 Osprey Weapon

By: Neil Grant

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000438

ISBN: 1472805941

Condition: New


This volume offers an insight into the iconic Mauser family of German bolt-action rifles. Drawing on first-hand accounts of the weapons in combat and primary sources regarding their mechanical performance, this fully illustrated study charts the Mauser's origins, combat record and lasting influence. It explores the full range of Mauser rifles, beginning with the hugely successful Gew 98, which entered service in the time of the Kaiser, provided the basis for the US Springfield M1903 and equipped combatants such as the South African Boers. It also investigates the Kar 98k, which was still in fr... View more info

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Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961-80 #177 Osprey Warrior

By: Neil Grant

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 9781472809629

ISBN: 1472809629

Condition: New


The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the RLI was an all-white unit made up of South Africans and men from the UK, Europe and US. It was a key weapon in independent Rhodesia's struggle against the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army and Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army during the bloody Rhodesian Bush War. This comprehensive study explores the unit's dramatic history, revealing th... View more info