Maxim Popenker is a lieutenant [reserve] in the Russian armed forces. He is the creator and webmaster of the leading internet small arms resource, the 'Modern Firearms' website at www.world.guns.ru. Anthony G Williams has a particular interest in the history of automatic weapons and their ammunition. He wrote the Flying Guns trilogy which describes the development of guns and ammunition from 1914 to present day.
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