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What The Citizen Should Know About Our Arms And Weapons: A Guide to Weapons from the 1940s

Author: James E. Hicks.

What The Citizen Should Know About Our Arms And Weapons: A Guide to Weapons from the 1940s

Author: James E. Hicks.

$14.99 $2.99
Item #: D31283
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: 9781632202789
In the present crisis, it has become imperative for Americans to learn of the forces that shape the outcome of battles, begins this intriguing guide, published as the nation prepared to enter World War II. Combining history, science, and lore, this illustrated guide for civilians explains the particulars of rifles, artillery, grenades, and tanks. Far from be... More
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In the present crisis, it has become imperative for Americans to learn of the forces that shape the outcome of battles, begins this intriguing guide, published as the nation prepared to enter World War II. Combining history, science, and lore, this illustrated guide for civilians explains the particulars of rifles, artillery, grenades, and tanks. Far from being a dry technical manual, anecdotes abound and there are many colorful turns of phrase here: A pistol is described as "a faithful dog ready to enforce the dictates of its master."


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