Mcnab, Chris & Keeter, Hunter: Tools of Violence: Guns, Tanks and Dirty Bombs
Book Number: 010978
Osprey Publishing UK 2008 23.5cm You can read this quite lengthy description, or you can take my word for it - fascinating +++ . . . .The tools of lethal force have always attracted controversy and fascination. In the modern media age, however, they are also surrounded by confusion and misunderstanding. McNab and Keeter cut through mythology and misinformation and comprehensively lay out the facts, often revealing startling gaps in our everyday knowledge. Tools of Violence unravels the myths of modern weaponry. Not only explaining how a weapon system works, the authors explore how it is applied by soldiers, police or civilians under pressure, what happens when innocents get in the way, its effect on the human body or physical structures, its political controversies, and its place in international law. 320 crisp pp, photo sections, 800g for post. Faults? 2 - firstly the dj has lamination separation at edges, secondly - once you start reading a section you'll let the kettle boil dry.