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THE WORLD'S GREATEST ARTILLERY From the Middle Ages to the Present Day by  Hans Halberstadt - First Edition - 2002 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

THE WORLD'S GREATEST ARTILLERY From the Middle Ages to the Present Day

by Halberstadt, Hans

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


London: Grange Books. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Very light wear to edges & corners, light scuffing to jacket. Interior clean & tight, unmarked except for inscription on blank endpage. This could be clipped out if you wished. Profusely illustrated in colour & b/w. 176 pages. The artillery piece has since it's first appearance in the Middle Ages, gradually developed into one of the most lethal weapons on the battlefield. This book is the illustrated history of the development, employment and tactics of this fearsome weapon. All types of artillery pieces, from field guns to anti-tank weapons and giant railway cannon are covered, which emphasis on each weapon's development, unique design features & combat capabilities....Artwork showing key artillery types from various angles, is accompanied by a specifications table that lists range, calibre, ammunition, dimensions and muzzle velocity.... (*Note-book is oversize & will incur addt'l shipping charges) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .


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