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Frontier skills : the tactics and weapons that won the American West

Author: William C Davis
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to survival and fighting skills on the American frontier highlights the tactics and weaponry that made the settlers successful at conquering and securing the Western portion of the North American continent.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William C Davis
ISBN: 1585746797 9781585746798
OCLC Number: 53017214
Notes: "A Salamander book"--Title page verso.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Indian survival skills --
Frist European arrivals --
Explorers (including Lewis and Clark) --
Mountain men --
Overland emigrant trains --
Hunters and settlers --
Frontier army --
Men at war --
End of the frontier.
Responsibility: William C. Davis.

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A guide to survival and fighting skills on the American frontier highlights the tactics and weaponry that made the settlers successful at conquering and securing the Western portion of the North American continent.

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