Author: G. A. Shepperd
A History of War and Weapons, 1660 to 1918
Thomas Y. Crowell Company
Size: 20 MB
Featuring 170 exceptionally handsome and authentically detailed line drawings, this book focuses on the ordinary soldier in the ranks and the weapons he has used through the centuries. The author shows how new inventions in weaponry have influenced the tactics of their day and helped to determine the course of world history. Alongside descriptions of weapons of all kinds, from bayonet, saber, and musket to machine gun, tank, and Zeppelin, are accounts of great commanders, how they trained their Loops, and the key battles they fought.