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The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance
By Will Eisner (illustrator), Robert A. Sadowski (introduced by) and Department of the Army (corporate author)
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Publisher Skyhorse Pub Co Inc
Publication date March 1, 2013
Pages 50
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781616088644
ISBN-10 1616088648
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.52 lbs.
Original list price $12.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The U.S. Army teamed up with cartoonist and graphic artist Will Eisner to produce teaching tools for U.S. soldiers in a medium that they could easily understand. The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance, first printed in 1969, features a female narrator who instructs GIs on the proper care of their AR-15 (military name M16A1) rifles—firearms notorious for jamming and malfunctioning. More than a simple manual and step-by-step guide, this unconventional yet important military document tried to appeal to soldiers with suggestive chapter titles such as “How to Strip Your Baby,” “What to Do in a Jam,” “Sweet 16,” and “All the Way with Négligé.” A copy of the thirty-two-page booklet was issued to nearly every soldier serving in Vietnam.

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