The Hand Grenade #38 Osprey Weapon


By: Gordon L. Rottman

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Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of modern warfare, and has now found its way into law-enforcement arsenals too. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork and an array of revealing photographs of grenades in use and in close-up, this engaging study explores and assesses the origins, development, combat use, and lasting legacy of the formidable military hand grenade.


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The Hand Grenade is the dramatic story, covering its origins, development, use - in the World Wars and into the present day - and lasting influence on close-quarter combat and infantry tactics.

Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of modern warfare, and has now found its way into law-enforcement arsenals too. In this engaging study the origins, development, combat use and lasting legacy of the military hand grenade are explored and assessed, accompanied by specially commissioned full-color artwork and an array of revealing photographs of grenades in use and in close-up.

Title: The Hand Grenade #38 Osprey Weapon

Author Name: Gordon L. Rottman

ISBN Number: 1472807340

ISBN-13: 9781472807342

Location Published: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Type: Book

Categories: Weapons & Equipment

Seller ID: 000437