The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance was published by the US Army during the Vietnam War.
The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance - Autographed Copy
The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance is the original resource for M16, AR15, Ar10 and M4 rifles and carbines.
The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance includes a brief history of the development of the M16 rifle.

The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance - Autographed Copy

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Autographed copy by editor, Robert Sadowski.

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.