Author: John Kirk & Robert Young, Jr.
Great Weapons of World War II
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The Second World War produced a profusion of formidable weapons which left their mark on the history of the Twentieth Century. Some, like the Supermarine Spitfire, aaved nations; others, like the atomic bomb, undid them. There were weapons like Italy's human torpedoes which were associated with exploits of almost unbelievable daring; there were weapons like the German "88" which spectacularly altered the course of campaigns; and there were weapons like the Garand rifle, which, through sheer ubiquity, left a diffuse but, in sum, massive impress on the contours of the war.