The Fighting Handgun: An Illustrated History from the Flintlock to Automatic Weapons

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Название: The Fighting Handgun: An Illustrated History from the Flintlock to Automatic Weapons
Автор: Richard Law, Peter Brookesmith
Формат: PDF
Размер: 128 МВ
Качество: Отличное
Язык: Английский
Год издания: 1997


   The handgun has been an inevitable part of history, used for chivalrous duels between gentlemen, showdown confrontations between the lawless, battlefield combat, personal protection, and crime in many forms. Profusely illustrated, this study provides a chronological history, showing the development, performance, design and ammunition of the weapon, with information about some noted users.