Machine Guns: An Illustrated History of Their Impact (Weapons and Warfare)

Machine Guns: An Illustrated History of Their Impact (Weapons and Warfare)

By: James H. Willbanks (author)Hardback

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The machine gun-often called the killing machine-revolutionized modern ground combat, brought an end to the traditional infantry and cavalry charge, and changed the battlefields of war forever. * Provides technical details on all significant models of machine guns from their introduction in the late 1800s to the present * Includes a comprehensive reference section that lists the machine guns in chronological order and provides an illustration and a description of the weapons system, including characteristics, number made, and other pertinent information

About Author

James H. Willbanks, PhD, is professor of joint and multinational operations at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS. He is a retired Army officer and Vietnam veteran.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781851094806
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 267
  • ID: 9781851094806
  • ISBN10: 1851094806

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