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Weapon : A Visual History of Arms and Armor
by DK


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Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor is an epic 4,000-year illustrated story of weaponry.

From stone axes to heavy machine-guns, swords to sniper rifles, discover the innovative design, range, lethal function and brutal history of arms and armor, and meet the warriors who wielded them.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor is an epic 4,000-year illustrated story of weaponry.

From stone axes to heavy machine-guns, swords to sniper rifles, discover the innovative design, range, lethal function and brutal history of arms and armor, and meet the warriors who wielded them.

Weapon includes all the important arms from the ages, covering edged weapons, clubs, projectiles and firearms from ancient Egyptian axes, through bows and spears of traditional societies in Africa, Oceania and the Americas, to the machine-guns and missiles of modern infantry forces. Key weapons from every era are presented in sharp detail and the mechanisms that operate them are displayed and explained.

Top fighting forces, from the Greek hoplite to the Navy Seal are profiled, and the weapons they have wielded and the tactics and fighting methods they've used are revealed.



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  • ISBN: 9780756642198
  • Publisher: DK Publishing
  • Imprint: DK Publishing
  • Date: May 2008
 
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