Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available. We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your credit card will not be charged until we ship the item.
Eligible For Free Shipping
An authoritative historical guide to the world of military, antique and law-enforcement firearms, photographed throughout.
Usually ships in 24 hours
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Guns: Pistols, Rifles, Revolvers, Machine and Submachine Guns Through History in 1100 Color Photographs
No features available.
What is a Gun? What type of weapons are available? How do you use them? Learn all this and more with this short and simple guide
Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device.
The goal of this short book is to provide some basic education and information about guns. Let’s start by asking, what is a gun? The dictionary definition of “gun” is pretty simple and straightforward: “a weapon consisting of a tube, with mechanical attachments, from which projectiles are shot by the force of an explosive.” Really? That’s it? A tube with projectiles coming out of it? Sounds like a cannon, doesn’t it?
But it’s more than that! Guns have been in American homes since the founding of the country and continue to be used today. What are some specific uses for a gun?
For millenia man has been fascinated with the idea of launching a projectile at animals--or men of opposing points of view--and has developed more efficient ways of doing so.The invention of gunpowder led to the development of firearms. Gunpowder first appeared in use in China over a thousand years ago, but was used primarily in firecrackers and only sparingly in weapons for military use.
Dissemination of the knowledge of gunpowder manufacture to Europe in the 14th century did not at first lead to military usage. However, once the effectiveness of projectiles impelled by the force of gunpowder against both the armor of knight-soldiers and fortifications was known, the use of firearms proliferated rapidly.
This guide will give you an overview of the different type of guns available, including rifles and shotguns. Afterr reading this book, you will have a basic knowledge that will help you with guns mastery.
After downloading this book you will learn...Chapter 1 – Guns in GeneralChapter 2 – Handguns
What is a handgun?
Types of Handguns
Revolvers: A Closer Look
Semi-Automatic Pistols: A Closer LookChapter 3 – Shotguns
The Shotgun’s “Gauge”
Three Shotgun TypesChapter 4 – Rifles
The Parts of a Rifle
Different Rifle Types
How to stand when holding a rifle
How to hold a rifle correctly
How to aimChapter 5 – The Basics of Shooting a Gun
Chapter 6 – Loading/UnloadingChapter 7 – MaintenanceChapter 8 – Safety PrinciplesMuch, much more!Download your copy today!
Take action today and download this book for a limited time discount of only $2.99! Scroll up and click the orange button "Buy Now" on the top right of this page to access this book in under a minute
LEARN MORE TODAY ABOUT GUNS AND WEAPONS !
Tags: firearms; firearms handbook; firearms introduction; Guns and weapons; guns and ammo; how to aim; shotguns; rifles; revolver; firearms and ammunition; firearms law; firearms tips; firearms for beginners; firearms for dummies; firearms 101; guns for beginners; guns maintenance; guns aim; guns knowledge; guns basics; guns and shooting; guns and self-defence; guns guide; guns information; guns dummies; guns history; guns in america; guns magazines; guns tips; weapons books; weapons secrets; guns handling; weapons cleaning kit; weapons defense; weapons encyclopaedia; weapons easy books; weapons guide; weapons history; weapons training; handguns
No features available.
This superb reference book identifies 1080 revolvers and 1320 pistols and is an indispensable to twentieth-century handguns. More than 2600 individual drawings, all of the highest standards of draftsmanship, give comprehensive coverage and make this book both unique and exceptional.
- fire arms
- istory of weapons