By Robert A. Sadowski
Discover how fifty nice firearms prompted and assisted in shaping our world.
World historical past has continuously been interwoven with advancements in firearms expertise and so is peppered with mythical weapons. because the invention of gunpowder, countries have raced to create extra important and robust firearms with which to guard, triumph over, and hunt. 50 weapons that modified the World explores the main major firearms from the previous 2 hundred years, from lethal guns of conflict to old fashioned plinking weapons. incorporated are:
Winchester version 1873
Mauser version 98
Discover the background, layout info, operation, versions, and clients of every firearm, illustrated with archival images from the brands and of the weapons in motion. Firearms lovers, heritage buffs, hunters, and shooters will all locate whatever to surprise at during this stunning full-color book.
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50 Guns That Changed the World: Iconic Firearms That Altered the Course of History by Robert A. Sadowski