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The Fighting Submachine Gun, Machine Pistol, and Shotgun : A Hands-On Evaluation
by Timothy J. Mullin
Listed under Military Small Arms
 

Mr. Gatling s Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It
Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It
by Julia Keller
Paperback from Penguin (Non-Classics)
 
History of the Gatling Gun Detachment
History of the Gatling Gun Detachment
by John Henry Parker
Hardcover from BiblioLife
 
Gatling: A Photographic Remembrance
Gatling : A Photographic Remembrance
by E. Frank Jr. Stephenson
Paperback
Meherrin River Pr; ISBN: 0963767119
 

 
The Gatling Gun : 19th Century Machine Gun to 21st Century Vulcan
by Joseph Berk
Paperback (December 1991)
Paladin Pr; ISBN: 0873646444
 
German Automatic Weapons of World War II
Robert Bruce
Hardcover: 128 pages
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 1861262698; (November )

Grim Reaper : Machine-Guns and Machine-Gunners in Action
by Roger Ford
(Hardcover)
Special Order
 

Heckler & Koch's 9Mm Mp5 Submachine Gun
Heckler & Koch's 9mm MP5 Submachine Gun
by Frank W. James
Paperback from Krause Publications
 
Infantry Support Weapons : Mortars, Missiles and Machine Guns (Greenhill Military Manual)
by Ian V. Hogg (Editor)
Hardcover: 144 pages
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal; ISBN: 1853674842; (May )

Jane's Infantry Weapons
by Terry J. Gander (Editor)
Liste under Janes Military Books

Johnson Rifles and Machine Guns: The Story of Melvin Maynard Johnson, Jr. and His Guns
by Bruce N. Canfield
Hardcover from Andrew Mowbray Inc., Publishers

Kalashnikov : Machine Pistols, Assault Rifles and Machine-Guns, 1945 to the Present
(Greenhill Military Manual)
by John Walter
Hardcover - 144 pages
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal; ISBN: 1853673641

Machine Gun: The Story of the Men and the Weapon That Changed the Face of War
by Anthony Smith
Book Description: The machine gun is a uniquely American invention that, more than any other single invention, revolutionized the way in which war was waged. Machine Gun tells the story of the people responsible for the development of the weapon itself - beginning with Samuel Colt's creation of the first mass-produced, rapid-firing revolver; to Dr. Richard Gatling and his Gatling Gun; and Hiram Maxim, whose Maxim Gun was the first truly automatic weapon. 

In this engrossing history, Smith traces the uses of the rapid-fire gun and its slow integration into the weaponry of military forces around the world. First used primarily to 'pacify' native populations, the machine gun was not fully integrated into military tactics until after the unprecedented casualties of World War I and the resultant social upheaval that utterly changed the very nature of tactical warfare. Machine Gun is an enthralling account of the people who invented and promoted the weapon, how it affected the very nature of warfare, and of the society out of which it arose - and which it in turn transformed inexorably.
Hardcover from St. Martin's Press

Machine Guns : 14th Century to Present
by Ian V. Hogg
Paperback: 336 pages
DBI Books; ISBN: 0873492889;
 

Modern Machine Guns (Greenhill Military Manual)
by John Walter
This comprehensive directory by a leading firearms expert and authority on military technology covers a vast array of weapons from the Gatling gun to the six-barrel Vulcan. In addition to outlining the history of each type and its development, this up-to-date guide cites the caliber, ammunition, length, weight, feed, rate of fire, and muzzle velocity of every weapon. The book covers machine-guns and variants manufactured in more than thirty countries, including Britain, the USA, Germany, Russia, Yugoslavia, China, Italy, Israel and Czechoslovakia. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 144 pages
Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal; ISBN: 1853673951
 
The MP40 Submachine Gun
The MP40 Submachine Gun
by Mike Ingram
Book Description: Of all infantry weapons conceived during the 20th century, few were as important as the submachine gun, a weapon designed specifically for close-quarter combat. This illustrated history examines what was arguably the best such weapon during World War II: the German MP-40. Heavily illustrated with archival photography, cutaway drawings, and twelve color artworks, this account follows the MP-40 from its genesis in preliminary World War I designs through its use by the German forces on all fronts and its postwar service with other nations. Comprehensive appendices include full specifications and extensive comparisons with Allied contemporaries. 
Hardcover from Motorbooks International
 
Rapid Fire : The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine Guns and Their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air Forces
by Anthony G. Williams
Hardcover: 256 pages
Airlife Pub Ltd; ISBN: 1840371226;

The Social History of the Machine Gun
by John Ellis, Edward C. Ezell
Paperback - 192 pages Reprint edition (September 1986)
Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; ISBN: 0801833582
 

Submachine Guns (Greenhill Military Manual)
Submachine Guns (Greenhill Military Manual)
by Ian V. Hogg
Hardcover from Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal
 
The Sten Submachine Gun
by Rolland Huff
Paperback from Desert Pubns
1986
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Thompson, the American legend : the first submachine gun
by Tracie L. Hill
Hardcover from Collector Grade Publications

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Thompson Submachine Gun
Paperback from Desert Pubns
1978

British Aircraft Guns of World War II: The Official Air Publications of the Lewis, Vickers and Browning Machine Guns and the Hispano 20mm Canon
by Great Britain Air Ministry
(Hardcover - December 1979)
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Handbook of the Hotchkiss Machine Gun, Model of 1914
Normount Tech Pub
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Machine Guns of World War I : Live Firing Classic Military Weapons in Color Photographs
Robert Bruce
Hardcover
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