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FN 100 YEARS – THE STORY OF A GREAT LIEGE COMPANY 1889-1989

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FN 100 YEARS – THE STORY OF A GREAT LIEGE COMPANY 1889-1989
WRITTEN BY AUGUSTE FRANCOTTE / CLAUDE GAIER

Published in 1989

Beautiful book on the occasion of the 100 years anniversary of the FN Factories. A lot of information on guns, but also on motorcycles (not that much). A lot of beautiful illustrations.

CONTENTS :
The arms industry in Liege
The sixteenth century. In the country of Vulcan’s furnaces
The seventeenth century. The dawn of the large enterprises
The eighteenth century. Peace and liberty in the principality
Revolution and empire. The city in political and economic turmoil
The Golden Era : 1815-1914. Liège “one big factory”
History of FN : 1889-1964
1887-1889 FN, set up on the pccasion of a government order
1889-1896 The first orders
1896-1914 The German School
1914-1919 FN requisitioned
1919-1929 Regaining peace after the war
1929-1935 The return to arms
1935-1940 Recovery
1940-1944 FN under sequestration
1944-1950 FN dresses its wounds
1950-1964 Prosperity
1964 FN after three quarters of a century
1965-1973 FN in an ever changing world
1974-1980 Change and success
1981-1987 The recession
1988-1989 New capital and new strategy
1989 FN after one hundred years
Appendices :
Development of the main FN brands
Synopsis of the civil and military arms produced by FN
Synopsis of the vehicles produced by FN

The book has been used, but it is in a good condition. Hard cover, 198 pages, English text.

ISBN : 2-87088-657-8

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