Instruments of war: weapons and technologies that have changed history

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This encyclopedia contains 270 entries, presented chronologically, on weapons systems and technologies used in war, as well as 25 sidebars on their use and impact on tactics. It describes the use of weapons such as the sword, helmet, chariot, gunpowder, crossbow, pistols, shell, revolver, dynamite, torpedo, bicycle, grenade, poison gas, armored car, zeppelin, radio, machine guns, sonar, radar, napalm, bazooka, penicillin, laser, stealth technology, and improvised explosive devices. The volume excludes tactical changes and inventions that have impacted weapons development. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
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