A very detailed book on the reliable .50 CAL, M2, (heavy barrel, flex, M48). This book is the newest of it's kind (published March 2002) and supersedes TM 1005-213-23,TM 9-1005-213P and TM 9-1005-25. It gives step by step of care, use and handling of the .50 CAL. weapon. Drawings are clear and precise, no details left out. Parts index included. 400+ pages.