The SKS Type 45 Carbines
The SKS is an enigma in the world of assault weapons. Did it gain its place on the battlefield because of politics or performance? Has it survived because it is cheap to construct, or does it stem from its functionality and reliability? Duncan Long reveals the answers to these questions and many more, beginning with the history of the SKS and advancing to the practical aspects of operating, maintaining and modifying this abundantly available rifle.51/2x81/2, 110 pages, photos, and softcover.