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British Enfield Rifles, Vol. 1, The SMLE (No.1) Mk I and Mk III
by Charles R. Stratton
The SMLE rifle of the British military forces was in continuous front line use for more than seventy years and is still found in daily use in the arsenal of many military and police organizations around the world. It was one of the most rugged and trouble-free military rifles developed during early 20th century and served in every one of the British Empire's military actions from India's Northwest Frontier to the colonial wars of the 1950s and 1960s. Amazon.com
Paperback - 160 pages 1 edition Vol 1 (October 15, )
North Cape Publications; ISBN: 1882391160

British .22RF training rifles
by Dennis Lewis
Paperback: 64 pages
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 1880677032; (February 1993)

British Service Rifles and Carbines, 1888-1900
by Alan M. Petrillo
British Service Rifles and Carbines 1888-1900 provides a complete review of the Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield rifles and carbines, which were to carry their origins through the next hundred years of Britain's history. All Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield rifles and carbines are described and illustrated in the book, as well as the models that were later upgraded to World War I standards. 60 photographs. The Publisher
Paperback - 72 pages (February 1, )
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 1880677059

The Number 5 Jungle Carbine
by Alan M. Petrillo
This book covers the British rifle that collectors have come to call the "Jungle Carbine" - the Lee Enfield Number 5 Mark 1. The work focuses on the Mark 1 model and its variant parts, the never-issued Mark 2 version, the grenade-firing model, and contemporary competitors from Commonwealth countries. The book also provides a general history of the rifles, and as well as a chapter on the problem of the "wandering zero." 15 photographs. The Publisher
Paperback - 32 pages (July 1, )
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 1880677067


British Enfield Rifles, Lee-Enfield No. 4 and No. 5 Rifles, Vol. 2
by Charles R. Stratton
Paperback - 192 pages 1 edition Vol 2 (June 15, )
North Cape Publications; ISBN: 1882391241
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British Enfield Rifles, Vol. 4, the Pattern 1914 and U.S. Model 1917 Enfield Rifles
by Charles R. Stratton
(Paperback)

The Lee Enfield Number One Rifles
by Alan M. Petrillo
This is the story of the rifles used by the British soldier during World War I -- the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield. The book shows full-length views of rifles, closeups of actions, and parts of all Number 1 series rifles. It also provides a general history of the series, with chapters on each mark, ranging from the Mark I through the Mark VI. Models converted from earlier rifles also are included.
Paperback: 64 pages
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 1880677016; (September 1992)

The Lee Enfield Number Four Rifles
by Alan M. Petrillo
Paperback - 64 pages (February 1992)
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 1880677008

British and Commonwealth Military Knives
by Ron Flook
(Hardcover)

The Politics of British Arms Sales Since 1964 : To Secure Our Rightful Share
by Mark Phythian
(Paperback)

British Infantry Equipments (2) 1908-2000 (Men-At-Arms Series, 108)
by Mike Chappell
(Paperback)

Cartridge carbines of the British Army
by Alan M. Petrillo
This book traces Britain's use of breechloading cartridge carbines from the development of the first Snider artillery and cavalry carbines, to the various Martini carbines (Henry, Metford and Enfield), to the Lee-Metford and Lee-Enfield Carbines introduced in the late 1800s. The book concludes with a chapter on the commonly-known Jungle Carbine, the Number 5 Mark 1, as well as a chapter on the specifications for all the carbines covered in the time period.
Paperback: 72 pages
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 188067713X; (March )

Martini-Henry .450 Rifles & Carbines
by Dennis Lewis
Paperback: 72 pages
Excalibur Publications; ISBN: 1880677121;

Tommy : The Collector's Historical Perspective to the British Soldier of the Second World War : Uniforms, Weapons and Equipment of the Airborne forces
by David B.. Gordon
(Paperback)

Pattern Dates for British Ordnance Small Arms
by Dewitt Bailey
(Paperback)
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Brassey's Essential Guide to Military Small Arms : Design Principles and Operating Methods
by Derek Allsop (Editor), Jiri Balla
Listed under Military Weapons

20th-Century Arms and Armor
by Stephen Bull
Listed under Military Weapons

Jane's Infantry Weapons : 2000-2001
by Terry J. Gander (Editor)
Listed under Janes Military Books

Military Small Arms of the 20th Century
Ian Hogg
Listed under Military Weapons

Modern Machine Guns (Greenhill Military Manual)
by John Walter
Listed under Machine Guns

British & Commonwealth Bayonets
by Skennerton and Richardson 1986
Australia by Arms & Militaria Press ISBN 0-949749-04-4
Out of print - Try Used Books

British Military Bayonets from 1700 to 1945
by R.J.Wilkinson Latham
1967, Hutchinson & Co.
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