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Two centuries of weapons, 1776-1976

C. B. Colby

Two centuries of weapons, 1776-1976

by C. B. Colby

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Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ordnance -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Firearms -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Swords -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Firearms.,
  • Swords.

  • About the Edition

    Briefly discusses weapons used in the United States from the Revolutionary War to the present.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby C. B. Colby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF520 .C69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5190224M
    ISBN 100698203445, 0698305965
    LC Control Number75010459

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