John Browning was the most influential gun designer who ever lived. After building his first firearm at the age of thirteen, he went on to create a series of radical blueprints for pistols, rifles and machine guns that changed the way wars were fought and streets were policed.
His fingerprints are still on every gun manufactured today.
But who was the man behind the weapons?
How did he manage to revolutionise the way guns worked?
And what drove him to keep innovating right through his life.
‘John Browning: Man and Gunmaker’ by the best-selling military thriller writer James Barrington is a readable, concise history to the man and his legacy. It is a must-read for gun collectors, enthusiasts and anyone interested in the history of firearms.
James Barrington is a trained military pilot and the author of worldwide best-sellers such as ‘Manhunt’, ‘Payback’ and ‘Overkill’.