Stated Fourth Edition, January 1944. A detailed military volume in original orange wraps (softbound). Illustrated with drawings, charts and diagrams. All pages have age toned. An inscription on inside cover reads: "To Sgt. Kirby from Your Platoon Leader, 1st Lt. Oscar Michael Friedman, 8/2/44." One tiny chip to top edge of title page, where previous owner made notations. A fabulous authentic World War II item. Protected in a mylar slip. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Machine Gunner's Handbook: With a Chapter on...
Publisher: The Infantry Journal
Publication Date: 1944
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good +
Book Description Washington: The Infantry Journal, 1944., 1944. Fourth edition. xvi, 208 pp. Contents: Part I - Caliber .30 Heavy Machine Gun - Mechanical Training, Gun and Battery Drill, Marksmanship, Direct Laying, Indirect Laying. Part II - Auxillary Weapons - Caliber .30 Light Machine Gun M1919A4, Caliber .30 Light Machine Gun M1919A6, Mechanical Training, Caliber .50 machine Gun, M2, Heavy Barrel, Mechanical Training 81mm Mortar, M1. Part III - Inspections, Part IV - Useful Knots, Part V - Signals. Many illustrations in text. Even browning of text throughout. Title page somewhat grubby. Orange paper covers with black lettering on front cover. Previous owner's inscription on front covers. Covers somewhat stained. Overall condition Good+. Seller Inventory # 3089