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The glorious book of Great British weapons

Author: George Courtauld; Mai Osawa
Publisher: [London] : Ebury, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"From Boadicea's chariot to the Sea Harrier, this is a glorious, fully illustrated history of the weaponry that made Britain great. In this fascinating book, the author charts the rise and fall of the weapons that helped change the course of British history. Here is the gripping story of the Saxon Sea Axe; the Long Bow; the Claymore; the Brown Bess; the Maxim Gun; the Tiger Moth; the Tank (including Hobarts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Courtauld; Mai Osawa
ISBN: 9780091909321 0091909325
OCLC Number: 241017049
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Great British weapons
Responsibility: George Courtauld ; illustrations by Mai Osawa.

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In this fascinating book, the bestselling author of The Pocket Book of Patriotism charts the rise and fall of the weapons that helped change the course of our country's history. Alongside the history  Read more...

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