Introduction / Development / Use / Impact / Conclusion / Bibliography / Index
The rugged and formidable Mosin-Nagant rifle has been used in conflicts across the globe over the last 120 years and remains in use to this day. Immortalized in films and video games set on the Eastern Front, this fully illustrated study is ideal for all those interested in modern small arms and military sniping.
Bill Harriman is Director of Firearms at the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, and appears regularly on British television as part of the team of experts on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow programme. A former Territorial Army officer with 18 years' service, he is also a forensic scientist dealing with cases involving firearms, ammunition and other weapons. This is Bill's first book for Osprey. Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Edouard Detaille. Born in Malaya in 1949, Alan Gilliland spent 18 years as the graphics editor of The Daily Telegraph, winning 19 awards in that time. He now illustrates for a variety of publishers (www.alangilliland.com).