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American gun : a history of the U.S. in ten firearms

Auteur : Chris Kyle; William Doyle; Jim DeFelice; Taya Kyle
Éditeur : New York : William Morrow, [2013] ©2013
Édition/format :   Livre : Anglais : 1st editionVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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In this book, the author, deadliest sniper in U.S. history tracks down and shoots the ten most important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. He uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun. He revisits turning points in American history,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Military history
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Chris Kyle; William Doyle; Jim DeFelice; Taya Kyle
ISBN : 0062242717 9780062242716
Numéro OCLC : 813286737
Description : xv, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu : The American long rifle --
The Spencer repeater --
The Colt single-action army revolver --
The Winchester 1873 rifle --
The M1903 Springfield --
The M1911 pistol --
The Thompson submachine gun --
The M1 Garand --
The .38 special police revolver --
The M16 rifle --
App. The ten guns, by the numbers.
Responsabilité : Chris Kyle with William Doyle ; and editorial contributions by Jim Defelice ; foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle.

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In this book, the author, deadliest sniper in U.S. history tracks down and shoots the ten most important American firearms, from a flintlock rifle to a Colt revolver to the latest high-tech weapon he used as a Navy SEAL. He uses these guns as a window on United States history, making the sweeping argument that the American story has been tied to and shaped by the gun. He revisits turning points in American history, including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, the firearms that proved decisive in the Civil War's Batlte of Gettysburg, the "gun that won the West," and the weapon that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in World War I and World War II, and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history, and power forward.

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