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The new weapons of the world encyclopedia : an international encyclopedia from 5000 B.C. to the 21st century

Author: Diagram Group.
Publisher: New York : St Martin's Griffin, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide covers the entire history of weapons, from the earliest, most primitive instruments up to remarkable advances in modern defense and warfare. Comprehensively illustrated, with diagrams, charts, photographs, and much more.
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diagram Group.
ISBN: 0312368321 9780312368326
OCLC Number: 145554980
Notes: "Completely revised and updated!"--Cover.
Description: 368 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Arming the hand --
Hand-thrown missiles --
Hand-held missile-throwers --
Mounted missile-throwers --
Positioned weapons --
Bombs and self-propelled missiles --
Chemical, nuclear and biological weapons --
21st century conflict --
Reference.
Responsibility: the Diagram Group.
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This guide covers the entire history of weapons, from the earliest, most primitive instruments up to remarkable advances in modern defense and warfare. Comprehensively illustrated, with diagrams, charts, photographs, and much more.

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