Posted April 23, 2020 7:57 am by Comments

By Chris Eger

Crack a book and drink in some gun knowledge. (All photos: Chris Eger/
With some of us spending more time around the house lately, we thought about a list of great books geared to those who are fans of guns.
In no particular order:
Bolt Action Military Rifles of the World
It’s hard to go wrong with this one if you are a milsurp fan.
By Stuart C. Mowbray and Joe Puleo, this coffee-table-sized tome is written by the guys behind Gun Collector Magazine and covers everything bolt-action and milsurp from common Mausers and Mosin-Nagants to more obscure rifles from around the globe. It’s filled with more than 2,400 photos and is a must for those looking to find out what those markings mean.
Complete Guide to United States Military Combat Shotguns
Have Trench Gun questions? Get Trench gun answers.
By Bruce N. Canfield, who has probably published more about American military firearms than anyone walking around today, this volume is hyper-focused on U.S. martial shotguns. While everyone knows about Winchester Trench Guns, you would be surprised just how diverse and expansive the American scattergun obsession is and how many different shotguns from Stevens, Remington and others were pressed into service. The book also is invaluable in holding


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