The Essential Guide to Ammunition from Around the World! Long considered the standard reference for metallic cartridges and shotshells from around the globe, this fully-illustrated, revised 12th Edition of Cartridges of the World contains everything you need to know about the world's ammunition. Commercial ammunition Proprietary cartridges Wildcats Military ammunition Shotshells Rimfires Current and obsolete Edited and updated by noted cartridge designer, hunter and sportsman Layne Simpson , Cartridges of ...