Cover of the book Axis Pistols (NOS)
Axis Pistols (NOS)
By:   Still
Price:   $ 250.00
Book Description: 
**OUT OF PRINT** **SOLD OUT**

"Axis Pistols" - "Pistols of Germany and Her Allies in Two World Wars" Volume II. NOS (NEW OLD STOCK) copy.

The "Standard Reference" for German (and her allies) WW-II pistols. This IS the #1 book on the subject. Out-of-print and hard to get.

Covers all WW-II German and German WW-II allies handguns. Covers Army, Luftwaffe, Kreigsmarine, police and NSDAP pistols of Nazi Germany and the pistols of her Axis allies: Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia and Finland, with historic background. A summary fold-out map shows this rich array of pistols distributed across a world at war and battle photographs show these pistols in action. Over 300 pistol variations from 20 nations are described in detail with 600 photos.

360 pages, 600 high resolution photos, 8.5"x11", high gloss paper, hardcover.

Definitive. Comprehensive. A must for the German WW-II pistol collector. Jan Still is the #1 author for German (and her allies) WWI and II pistols. His books include..."Axis Pistols", "Third Reich Lugers", "Imperial Lugers", Weimer Lugers and his new book "Central Powers Pistols".

(Axis Pistols - THREE printings 1986, 1987 & 1989, self published).

1987 and 1989 editions INCLUDE updates. 1989 printing boasts a new front cover so marked - "50th WWII Commemorative Edition" (IE...1939-1989)

This copy "NOS" (NEW OLD STOCK) - is the 1989 "50th Anniversary WW-2 Commemorative Edition"....LAST and most desirable printing with all updates. Purchased from Mr. Still in the early 1990's and stashed away by me. Had three salted away, this is the last.

From the author...

AXIS PISTOLS-Volume II. Front cover labeled..."World War Two 50 Year Commemorative Issue" "Dedicated to those who fought in the great battles of the Second World War" "The Pistols of Germany and Her Allies in Two World Wars"

This special edition, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of World War II, is dedicated to the veterans of that desperate conflict. Covered are the Army, Luftwaffe, Kreigsmarine, Police and NSDAP pistols of Germany and the pistols of her Axis allies: Italy, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovakia and Finland. Historic background is also covered. These pistols were used by the Axis powers in their drive to conquer the world and saw action in the great battles of World War II. Over 300 Axis pistol variations from 20 nations are described in detail with 600 photographs of Lugers, P.38, PP, PPK, Random, Nambu, Browning, Sauer, CZ, P.39, Astra, Brixia and more. Includes unique models and variations of these pistols. Holsters, Tools, Stocks and more are shown along with battlefield photographs of these pistols in action. Proofmarks and Serial Number Tables are listed as well as two summary Fold-outs at the back of the book. One is a list of Axis pistols that were procured or captured. The other fold-out is a map showing this rich array of pistols distributed across a world at war.

PS: These are always in demand and are hard to get in any condition...almost impossible to find new. ONLY HAVE ONE - so don't miss out!!!