Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
In the summer of 2008, General Rick Hillier retired as Chief of the Defence staff of the Canadian Forces. You could almost hear the sigh of relief in Ottawa as Canada’s most popular, and most controversial, military leader since the Second World War left a role in which he’d been
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-15 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
Dr. Richard Gatling invented the world’s first practical machine gun in 1862. Between that weapon and subsequent improved designs, the world’s armies had roughly 50 years to adopt the machine gun and perfect its employment before it helped wreak the carnage of World War I. However, for some reason or
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-02 - Publisher: Paul Feist
The Newsletter of the Redwood Gun Club in Humboldt County California. A newsletter dedicated to sharing the activities, interests, and knowledge of the membership of the club with our community. This is every issue of the "Redwood Stumper" from 2012
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-08 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Weapons improved rapidly after the Civil War, raising difficult questions about the battle tactics employed by the United States Army. The most fundamental problem was the dominance of the tactical defensive, when defenders protected by fieldworks could deliver deadly fire from rifles and artillery against attackers advancing in close-ordered lines.