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Author Cooke, Tim, 1961- author.
Title A timeline of guns, missiles, and rockets / by Tim Cooke.
Pub Info North Mankato, Minnesota : Edge Books/Capstone Press, 2018.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 623.4 COO     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Military technology timelines
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 1 1 189664
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Early development -- First firearms -- Rifles -- Revolvers -- Modern artillery -- Machine guns -- Flying bombs -- Assault rifles -- Cold war missiles -- Trident -- Air-to-air missiles -- MLRS -- New generation -- Index.
Audience Ages 8-14.
Grade 4 to 6.
Summary In ancient times, warriors threw spears or fired arrows from bows. Today soldiers shoot bullets from machine guns that fire up to 3,000 times a minute. Follow the steps in the process that led from spears and cannonballs to armor-piercing rockets and missiles that can strike targets on the other side of the world.
Subject Military weapons -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Firearms -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Bombs -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Guided missiles -- History -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781515791973 (library binding)
1515791971 (library binding)
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