1960

Some of the first glimpses of the Kalashnikov in News magazines, Books and Reprinted Manuals

  • The Worlds Assault Rifles & Automatic Carbines; 1967 The Worlds Assault Rifles & Automatic Carbines; 1967 The World’s Assault Rifles & Automatic Carbines(The World’s Weapons Series, Vol. 2)Gary Paul Johnston, Thomas B. NelsonHardcover; 1228 pagesPublisher: T. B. N. Enterprises 1967Ironside Intl Pub; Revised Second Edition edition (April 19, 2010)ISBN-10: 0935554009 ISBN-13: 978-0935554007 Publisher: T. B. N. Enterprises 1967  Publisher: Ironside Intl Pub; Revised Second Edition edition (April 19, 2010) amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "gunwebsitesco-20"; amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; amzn_assoc_ad_type = ... Read more...
  • Life Magazine: Israeli Soldier Cover; 1967 Life Magazine: Israeli Soldier Cover; 1967Life Magazine: Israeli Soldier CoverJune 23, 1967 Read more...
  • Life Magazine: North Vietnam Soldiers; 1968 Life Magazine: North Vietnam Soldiers; 1968Life Magazine: North Vietnam SoldiersVol. 64, No. 7February 16 1968; A TENSE INTERLUDE IN HUE: A woman photographer falls into North Vietnamese hands in the midst of battle and brings back pictures and a story. By Catherine Leroy.COVER: Remarkable day in HUE. The Enemy lets me take his picture, by Catherine Leroy. North Vietnamese soldiers with ... Read more...
  • The AK47 Assault Rifle; 1969 The AK47 Assault Rifle; 1969 The AK47 Assault RifleWyant LamontPaperback: 150 pagesUS Combat BookshelfDesert Publications, (1st printing 1969) – 1991?ASIN: B007Q69SZOAdapted from a translation of a Russian handbookUsually pretty cheap at gun shows, worth buying to see some of the first information available about the Kalashnikov riflesFew drawings, all crude copies from the original (field?) manual but effective. (all black & ... Read more...

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