The Book of Gun Trivia

Essential Firepower Facts

The Book of Gun Trivia cover

The Book of Gun Trivia

Essential Firepower Facts

Out of stock
$13.26 RRP $18.95 Website price saving $5.69 (30%)
Notify me by email when this item is available

For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy


From muskets to the Winchester '76, Mauser, Colt M1911, Thompson submachine gun, MG42, Browning .50 machine gun, M1 Garand, M16, AK47, FNFAL, and Galil rifles, The Little Book of Gun Trivia brings together fascinating facts and little-known details of some of the world's key firearms. 

Offering a step by step guide through interesting gun facts and statistics, Gordon Rottman presents The Little Book of Gun Trivia. Covering a range of subjects, such as weapons designations, where rifles get their names from, the longest serving rifles and everything in between, this book brings together everything you ever needed to know about weapons. Alongside the key facts and figures, Gordon Rottman also breaks apart popular myths and misconceptions about both weapons and ammunition, putting his years of military service to good use.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Essential Gun Facts
Chapter 2. Weapon Myths
Chapter 3. Ammunition History and Facts
Chapter 4. Ammunition Myths
Abbreviations and Glossary

Product details

Published Oct 22 2013
Format Hardback
Edition 1st
Extent 208
ISBN 9781782007692
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 20 b/w
Dimensions 6 x 6 inches
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Gordon L. Rottman

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, vol…


Book Vote

Tell us what titles you would like to see published by Osprey, then vote for your favourites in our monthly book vote!

Related Titles

Sign up for Osprey membership for access to thousands of plane profiles, maps, battle scenes and more. Plus up to 30% off website purchases

Free US delivery on orders $35 or over