A History of the World in 100 Weapons
written by Chris McNab
The author presents a enlightening history of 100 weapons in full detail. He uses stories from famous battles and people associated with
each weapon to enhance not only the weapons but their effect on the history of the world. He explains how and why they were developed and
describes how they were used in battle and by whom. He talks about the time from which they were created and what impact these weapons had
moving forward in history.
The 100 weapons covered are beautifully illustrated and arranged by age. Some of the 100 weapons are:
Japanese Katana, or Samurai sword
English longbow used at the battle of Agincourt
Flying Fortress of WWII
Bomb on Hiroshima
If you are a historian, this book is for you.
If you are a weaponoligists, this book is for you
If you Paint Military Miniatures, this book is for you.
If you are a Wargamer, this book is for you.
Hardcover: $29.95 US; $34.95 CAN