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Machine guns [electronic resource] : an illustrated history of their impact / James H. Willbanks.

By: Willbanks, James H, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Weapons and warfare series: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 267 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1851094857 (electronic bk.); 9781851094851 (electronic bk.); 1851094806 (print); 9781851094806 (print).Subject(s): Machine guns -- History | Submachine guns -- History | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Machine guns.DDC classification: 623.4/424 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Introduction : the search for firepower -- 2. Organ batteries and mechanical machine guns -- 3. The Maxim guns -- 4. Machine guns during World War I -- 5. The development of the submachine gun -- 6. Preparing for the next round -- 7. Machine guns in World War II -- 8. The Cold War and the future -- Individual machine gun models.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index.

1. Introduction : the search for firepower -- 2. Organ batteries and mechanical machine guns -- 3. The Maxim guns -- 4. Machine guns during World War I -- 5. The development of the submachine gun -- 6. Preparing for the next round -- 7. Machine guns in World War II -- 8. The Cold War and the future -- Individual machine gun models.

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Machine guns by Willbanks, James H., ©2004
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