بندقية الكلاشنكف : رحلة سلاح من حروب التحرير الى حروب العصابات
كتاب يروي رحلة سلاح الكلاشنكوف من حروب التحرير إلى حروب العصابات في كل من: فيتنام - السودان - فلسطين - أفغانستان - العراق - أمريكا
Translated to Arabic, 'AK47: The story of the people's gun'. Michael Hodges provides a compelling account of how the AK47 became an icon that ranks alongside Coca-Cola as one of the most recognizable brands in the world.
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Dar Noon, Ras al-Khaymah 2014
14 x 20 cm
History / AK47
In the sixty years since General Kalashnikov created the AK's distinctive silhouette, the gun has been at the centre of conflicts across the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The weapon that made him a 'Hero of the Soviet Union' has also appeared on t-shirts and vodka bottles, featured in videos and song lyrics and been re-fashioned in crystal - a gift from Putin to George W. Bush. Power, politics and passion combine in the story of a weapon that has shaped the modern world. Using testimonies of people who have experienced the gun at first-hand - including a Sudanese child soldier, a Vietcong veteran, and Yorkshire student - Michael Hodges provides a compelling account of how the AK47 became an icon that ranks alongside Coca-Cola as one of the most recognizable brands in the world. (Publisher Summary, English Edition)