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Book Review: Hitler’s Garands – German Self-Loading Rifles of WWII

By request from a reader on the Forgotten Weapons Facebook page (where we post upcoming teasers, among other things), we are looking at W. Darren Weaver’s book on the G41 and G43/K43 rifles, entitled Hitler’s Garands: German Self-Loading Rifles of WWII. It was published by Collector Grade, so you really don’t need to know much more to make a decision. If you are looking for information on the G41 or G43/K43, this is the best single book you could choose. Among other topics, it includes chapters on:

* Pre-WWII semiauto rifle development
* G41(M) development
* How to tell fakes from genuine articles
* Production dates and maker codes
* Details on Jewish sabotage of G43s made at Buchenwald (if I could pick a single G43 to own, I would choose one rendered non-functional by such sabotage because I see tremendous symbolism in an artifact like that)

You can get your copy of Hitler’s Garands from Amazon right here:

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