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text The new weapons of the world encyclopedia : an international encyclopedia from 5000 B.C. to the 21st century

Summary

This guide covers the entire history of weapons, from the earliest, most primitive instruments up to remarkable advances in modern defense and warfare. Comprehensively illustrated, with diagrams, charts, photographs, and much more.

Contents

Arming the hand -- Hand-thrown missiles -- Hand-held missile-throwers -- Mounted missile-throwers -- Positioned weapons -- Bombs and self-propelled missiles -- Chemical, nuclear and biological weapons -- 21st century conflict -- Reference.

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368 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Publisher
St Martin's Griffin 2007

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TADL-WOOD 623.409 NEW in Adult Non-fiction Available
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