The Book of Gun Trivia: Essential Firepower Facts [NOOK Book]

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A complete guide to weapons history, facts, myths and trivia, covering everything you wanted to know, didn’t want to know, and don’t know you need to know...
 
Gordon Rottman offers a step by step guide through interesting gun facts and statistics, including a section on ammunition, while breaking apart popular myths and misconceptions. Covering subjects from weapons designations to the longest serving military rifles, where rifles get ...
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The Book of Gun Trivia: Essential Firepower Facts

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Overview

A complete guide to weapons history, facts, myths and trivia, covering everything you wanted to know, didn’t want to know, and don’t know you need to know...
 
Gordon Rottman offers a step by step guide through interesting gun facts and statistics, including a section on ammunition, while breaking apart popular myths and misconceptions. Covering subjects from weapons designations to the longest serving military rifles, where rifles get their names from, and everything in between, Osprey is proud to present The Big Book of Gun Trivia.
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"A pocket- sized almanac full of essential facts, interesting trivia, and myth-busting tidbits that any gun enthusiast could spend hours mulling over." --Military History Quarterly
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782006206
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/22/2013
  • Series: General Military
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 253,843
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He served in the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam in 1969–70 and subsequently in airborne infantry, long-range patrol and intelligence assignments until retiring after 26 years. He was a Special Operations Forces scenario writer at the Joint Readiness Training Center for 12 years and is now a freelance writer, living in Texas. 
 
 
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