50 Guns That Changed the World

Since the invention of gunpowder, nations have raced to create more useful and powerful firearms with which to protect, conquer, and hunt. 50 Guns That Changed the World explores the most significant firearms from the past two hundred years ...

50 Guns That Changed the World

50 Guns That Changed the World

Discover how fifty great firearms influenced and helped shape our world. World history has always been interwoven with developments in firearms technology and so is peppered with legendary guns. Since the invention of gunpowder, nations have raced to create more useful and powerful firearms with which to protect, conquer, and hunt. 50 Guns That Changed the World explores the most significant firearms from the past two hundred years, from deadly weapons of war to quaint plinking guns. Included are: Winchester Model 1873 Colt 1911 Mauser Model 98 M1 Garand Ruger 10/22 AK-47 AR-15 Benelli M2 Glock G17 Barrett 82A1 Discover the history, design details, operation, variants, and users of each firearm, illustrated with archival photography from the manufacturers and of the guns in action. Firearms enthusiasts, history buffs, hunters, and shooters will all find something to marvel at in this gorgeous full-color book. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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50 Guns That Changed the World
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Robert A. Sadowski
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Discover how fifty great firearms influenced and helped shape our world. World history has always been interwoven with developments in firearms technology and so is peppered with legendary guns. Since the invention of gunpowder, nations have raced to create more useful and powerful firearms with which to protect, conquer, and
50 Guns That Changed America
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Bruce Wexler
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-05 - Publisher: Skyhorse

The History of America—And Our Guns The history of the United States is, like it or not, interwoven with the history of firearms. The young colony needed technologically advanced arms to hunt for food for survival and to maintain a secure base in the face of Native American opposition to
The Illustrated History of Guns
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Chuck Wills
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-02 - Publisher: Skyhorse

For the first time in paperback, a photographic history of civilization, as seen through the world’s most deadly and fascinating firearms. The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the tools of battle. To craft this book, more than five hundred photographs of genuine specimens were specially commissioned
50 Weapons That Changed Warfare
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: William Weir
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-16 - Publisher: Permuted Press

William Weir, author of 50 Battles That Changed the World, takes another look at the history of warfare by focusing on the hardware that served those famous battles. In this text, you’ll uncover: · Crew-served weapons—from battering rams to Big Bertha. · Weapons carriers, such as tanks and bombers. ·
Book of Glock
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Robert A. Sadowski
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-13 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

While movies and television have made many people familiar with the name Glock, not many know the history of Glock’s pistols. With The Book of Glock, Robert A. Sadowski showcases all of Glock’s American handgun models, from the first model, the Glock 17, which premiered in 1982, to the all-new

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