The Hand Gun Story: A Complete Illustrated History

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The Handgun Story traces the fascinating history of the 'one hand gun' from its crude fourteenth-century origins to the sophisticated products of today. As technology has progressed, handguns have got smaller and deadlier, to be carried in holsters, pockets and even lady's mufflers. Today they are the weapons of choice for undercover agents and would - be assassins; ideally suited for both attack and self-defense. The earliest pistols had a tendency to misfire, but this was cured by the cap-lock. Cap-lock revolvers proved a ...

The Hand Gun Story: A Complete Illustrated History 2008, Frontline Books,, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781848325005

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