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History of firearms, from earliest times to 1914.

W. Y. Carman

History of firearms, from earliest times to 1914.

by W. Y. Carman

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Published by Routledge and K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ordonance.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF"520"C3"1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21066248M
    LC Control Number55004774

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Amply illustrated with pen & ink drawings, and including a glossary of key terms, this volume, originally published intraces the history of firearms and the pioneers who made that history, step by step, to the fringe of a complex modern science. A History of Firearms: From Earliest Times to (Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History) [Carman, W.

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Paul [] Description xv, p. illus. 23 cm. Subject headings Ordnance. Holdings. China. In China, the earliest firearm was the fire lance, a black-powder–filled tube attached to the end of a spear and used as a flamethrower (not to be confused with the Byzantine flamethrower); shrapnel was sometimes placed in the barrel so that it would fly out together with the flames.

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Y | eBay Acceptable - Very well read. A breechloader is a firearm in which the user loads the ammunition (cartridge or shell) via the rear (breech) end of its barrel, as opposed to a muzzleloader, which loads ammunition via the front end.

Modern firearms are generally breech-loading – except for replicas of vintage firearms up until the midth century, however, were almost entirely muzzle-loading. Title and Author/Editor: American Firearms Makers (A.

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Y. Carman), Early American Firearms (Robert Abels): Genre: History, Guns, Sports: Binding: Original cloth.Title and Author/Editor: The Art of Attack: Being a Study in the Development of Weapons and Appliances of Offence, from the Earliest Times to the Age of Gunpowder (H.

S. Cowper), Cartridges for Collectors Volume II (Fred A. Datig), A History of Firearms: From Earliest Times to (W. Y. Carman), Internal Ballistics (ed. F. R. W. Hunt), Exterior Ballistics (Ernest E.

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