Featuring specially commissioned artwork, first-hand accounts, and carefully chosen photographs, this is the story of the legendary FN MAG general-purpose machine gun, a workhorse of the world's armed forces since 1958.
Chris McNab is an author and editor. To date he has published over 30 books, including many for Osprey. He lives in South Wales. Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Edouard Detaille. Born in Malaya in 1949, Alan Gilliland spent 18 years as the graphics editor of the UK's Daily Telegraph, winning 19 awards in that time. He now writes, illustrates, and publishes fiction (www.ravensquill.com), as well as illustrating for a variety of publishers (alangillilandillustration.blogspot.com). He lives in Lincolnshire, UK.
"Featuring specially commissioned artwork, firsthand accounts and photographs, The FN MAG Machine Gun: M240, L7, and Other Variants by Chris McNab charts the technical evolution of this extraordinary weapon." - American Gunsmith