Synopses & Reviews
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
Mauser Model 98
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.
About the Author
Robert A. Sadowski
is a contributing editor for Gun-Tests
and SHOT Business
magazines and a contributor to AR Guns and Hunting
, Gun Hunter
, Cabelaand#8217;s Outdoor Journal
, and Game and Fish
, New England Edition
magazines. He is the author of the Shooterand#8217;s Bible Guide to Combat Handguns
and the Shooter's Bible Guide to Firearms Assembly, Disassembly, and Cleaning
. He lives in East Haddam, Connecticut.