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The MP5 Submachine Gun

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Since the mid-1960s the Heckler & Koch MP5 has become the most widely used submachine gun in the world, especially among counterterrorist and special-operations units. Lightweight and offering a blistering rate of fire of 900 rounds per minute in some versions, the MP5 quickly earned a reputation for accuracy due to its fixed yet free-floating hammer-forged barrel and ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published July 22nd 2014 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2014)
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This is a perfect book that explains the history, design and usage of the MP5 submachine gun. What makes this book so great is that their is a nice balance between text and pictures that detail the internal mechanisms, as well as soldiers in the field with the MP5.
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Leroy Thompson has trained and advised military and police special operations units around the world, focusing especially on the tactical use of firearms. He has previously had 38 books published. He has also appeared as a weapons expert on documentaries for Discovery, National Geographic and the BBC.

Leroy Thompson served in Vietnam with the U.S. Air Force and was a police officer for several yea
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