Военная история → The art of attack. Being a study in the development of weapons & appliances of offence, from the earliest time
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Название: The art of attack. Being a study in the development of weapons & appliances of offence, from the earliest time
Автор: Cowper, Henry Swainson
Издательство: Ulverston W. Holmes, Ltd.
Размер: 34 Мб
Для сайта: eKnigi.org
Some years back, the author's attention was drawn by certain papers, (written now nearly forty years ago), by the late General Pitt-Rivers (then Colonel Lane-Fox) to the apparent development of certain weapon types from others, or from natural forms; and it seemed to him worth while to gather further material, and to try how far it would be possible to draw up a tabular pedigree of all types from the most primitive down to gunpowder and developed explosives...