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Encyclopedia of American gun design and performance

L. R. Wallack

Encyclopedia of American gun design and performance

by L. R. Wallack

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Published by Winchester Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Firearms -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementL.R. Wallack.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS534 .W35 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination630 p. in various pagings :
      Number of Pages630
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2449702M
      LC Control Number87148776

      THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING FOLLOW-UP TO AMERICAN SNIPER. Join Chris Kyle on a fascinating journey to discover “how 10 firearms changed United States history” (New York Times Book Review)Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America—from . Ebooks related to "Encyclopedia of American Gun Design and Performance. Book I: Rifles": History, Literature and Theology in the Book of Chronicles Allied Combat Tanks (World War 2 Fact Files) Axis Combat Tanks (World War 2 Fact Files) Toppling the Taliban: Air-Ground Operations in Afghanistan, October June Aversion and Erasure: The Fate of the Victim after the Holocaust The Dutch.

      Prior to completing this book, Kyle and a friend were murdered. Fortunately, enough of the book was complete that Kyle’s co-author and the co-author from his prior book, American Sniper, were able to round out the chapters and bring the book to completion. Kyle’s wife, Taya Kyle also contributed to the book, giving readers a greater understanding of the man Chris Kyle was. American Small Arms (31 MB) A Veritable Encyclopedia of Knowledge for Sportsmen and Military Men. Modern Guns and Smokeless Powder (2 MB) The Gun and its Development (29 MB) By W. W. Greener. Experts on Guns and Shooting (68 MB) By Teasdale Buckell. The Guns (3 MB) By Gilbert Frankau. Illustrated History on the Art of Shooting (37 MB).

      Encyclopedia of Modern U.S. Military Weap-ons is such a valuable contribution to the literature, for the weapons it describes will be relied upon by the American armed forces and their allies for the fore-seeable future. The book is the most com-prehensive and complete reference avail-able on U.S. military equipment, and will. American Gun follows the history of the United States through the lens of ten iconic guns, which Kyle explains he picked "to serve as the flagship weapons for our tour of America's past." Noting in the introduction that they are his personal top ten, Kyle anticipates that gun-history buffs will no-doubt agree with some of his choices and.


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