When the Iron Curtain fell a firearms icon arose
Reorganized after the fall of the Iron Curtain from a century-old, communist state-owned gun maker, CZ Firearms has taken the world by storm. Around the globe, the Czech manufacturer’s name has become synonymous with well-crafted and dependable pistols, rifles and shotguns. Gun Digest Book of CZ Firearms pulls back the veil on the iconic company and its guns, arming you with the definitive resource for everything CZ.
The first book of its kind written in English, Gun Digest Book of CZ Firearms takes you into every nook and cranny of CZ (Ceska zbrojvka). You’ll learn the unique and unlikely history of how the one-time state-owned company became one of the most trusted names in modern gun making. You’ll explore the company’s catalog of firearms, discovering the origins and background of such legendary models as the Skorpion, CZ 75 and Vz 24 Rifle. And you’ll peer into the future of CZ, uncovering what the celebrated manufacturer has on its drawing board and soon to be heading to your local gun store.
In addition to Robb Manning’s authoritative writing, Gun Digest Book of CZ Firearms is filled with more than 350 detailed, high-resolution images. Not only is this rich illustration enjoyable in and of itself, but will give you and every CZ enthusiast an inside edge on identifying every model of CZ — whether it’s been discontinued or is still rolling off the line. The book also takes an in-depth look at how to get the most out of your CZ with comprehensive coverage of the top accessories presently available.
How this book will make you a CZ expert:
- History of CZ from its formation after the fall of the Iron Curtain
- Complete coverage of historical and modern CZ firearms and accessories
- Hundreds of detailed CZ images for more thorough model identification
- Wide-ranging look at what CZ has in store for the future
About the author
Robb Manning has extensive weapons experience and training from nearly eleven years in the U.S. Marines. His articles have appeared in Gun Digest The Magazine, AR Guns & Hunting Magazine and Wisconsin Outdoor News; and he authored the Glock Reference Guide from Gun Digest Books.