This volume is the first part of the translation of the basic work of the two authors , entitled "The World's Assault Rifles " , first published in 2010 , are described in the weapons from 51 countries around the world . The term " assault rifle " originated in Germany during the Second World War , and now the term is used almost worldwide . This refers to a handgun , can be shot with the optional single shots or automatic fire. The ammunition feed is from a detachable box magazine - and it is a center cartridge is fired . In this second volume, the assault rifles from the following countries are covered: Greece, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Canada, Croatia, Cuba, Mexico, New Zealand, North Korea, Austria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, South Africa, South Korea.
Authors : Gary Paul Johnston, Thomas B. Nelson
German language, translated from the English : Bernd Rolff
619 SW illustrations and drawings
Format: 19.5 x 27 cm