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Gun: A Visual History
     

Gun: A Visual History

by DK Publishing
 

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From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, Gun: A Visual History is a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years.

Perfect for anyone interested in firearms, Gun: A Visual History has revealing features on twenty 'key' guns from history, including the Musket, Gatling Gun and AK-47

Overview

From rifles to sniper guns, machine guns to grenade launchers, Gun: A Visual History is a fully loaded guide to over 300 of the most important guns from the last 700 years.

Perfect for anyone interested in firearms, Gun: A Visual History has revealing features on twenty 'key' guns from history, including the Musket, Gatling Gun and AK-47 assault rifle.

Step inside famous gun maker factories, from Colt and Smith & Wesson to Beretta and discover how guns were — and still are — developed and produced. Meet famous gunslingers and legendary sharpshooters from Dick Turpin and Billy the Kid to James Bond, hear their stories and learn about the guns that made them famous.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756695736
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
04/16/2012
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Chris McNab is a writer and editor specializing in the areas of firearms, military, and survival. He is the author of more than 30 books, and countless articles, including Twentieth-Century Small Arms (2001), Weapons of War: AK47 (2001), The Great Book of Guns (2004), and Gunfighters: The Outlaws and their Weapons (2005). He lives in Wales, UK.

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