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A timeline of guns, missiles, and rockets

Author: Tim Cooke
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a capstone imprint, 2018. ©2018
Series: Edge books., Military technology timelines.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In ancient times, warriors threw spears or fired arrows from bows. Today soldiers shoot bullets from machine guns that fire up to 3,000 times a minute. Follow the steps in the process that led from spears and cannonballs to armor-piercing rockets and missiles that can strike targets on the other side of the world.
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Genre/Form: Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Cooke
ISBN: 9781515791973 1515791971
OCLC Number: 1005826151
Target Audience: Ages 8-14.; Grade 4 to 6.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Early development --
First firearms --
Rifles --
Revolvers --
Modern artillery --
Machine guns --
Flying bombs --
Assault rifles --
Cold war missiles --
Trident --
Air-to-air missiles --
MLRS --
New generation --
Index.
Series Title: Edge books., Military technology timelines.
Responsibility: by Tim Cooke.

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In ancient times, warriors threw spears or fired arrows from bows. Today soldiers shoot bullets from machine guns that fire up to 3,000 times a minute. Follow the steps in the process that led from spears and cannonballs to armor-piercing rockets and missiles that can strike targets on the other side of the world.

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