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The guns that won the West : firearms on the American frontier, 1848-1898

Author: John Walter
Publisher: London : Greenhill, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Guns that Won the West tells the colourful story of the wide range of firearms? from the smallest pistol to the rifles of the buffalo hunters? used by plainsmen and settlers, gamblers and engineers, Native Americans and the soldiers of the United States Army. Meticulously researched by a foremost authority on firearms, this is an indispensable guide to the opening of the American West"--Publisher website  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Walter
ISBN: 9781853676925 1853676926
OCLC Number: 65470040
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: John Walter.
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Newsletter of the Arms & Armour Society"For concise accurate information on a very wide range of firearms of the period this book will be invaluable and for those with any interest in the subject Read more...

 
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