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The history of weapons of the American Revolution

George C. Neumann

The history of weapons of the American Revolution

by George C. Neumann

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Military weapons.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 365-369.

      Statementby George C. Neumann. Drawings by George C. Woodbridge.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU815 .N4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 373 p.
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5542849M
      LC Control Number67020829

      Get this from a library! Weapons of the American revolution. [John Hamilton] -- Soldiers in the American Revolution fought a close and personal battle. This book explores the different types of weapons used, from muskets and bayonets to artillery and warships.   The American Long Rifle was a muzzle loading, long rifle, which very much played the role of a crude sniper’s rifle in the American revolution. This rifle was accurate up to feat, twice that of the more popular muskets. However, the American long rifle was difficult to load, and took time, making each shot more costly.

        The American Revolution took place from - This war was also known as the American War of Independence. The belligerants were the United States of America (formerly the 13 colonies), France, Spain and The Netherlands versus Great Britain and allied German "Hessian" States: Hesse-Kassel, Hesse-Hanau, Brunswick, Waldeck, Brandenburg .   50+ videos Play all Mix - GUNS OF THE REVOLUTION TALES OF THE GUN Military Weapons History documentary YouTube 5 Most Legendary Charges of All Time - Duration: Unknown5 , views.

        GUNS OF THE REVOLUTION TALES OF THE GUN Military Weapons History documentary - Duration: Patriot Weapons and Accouterments of the American Revolution - Duration:   Battle Weapons of the American Revolution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Most extensive photographic collection of Revolu 4/5(3).


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The history of weapons of the American Revolution by George C. Neumann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Since going over this book, I have to say that everything the previous reviewer have to say is pretty close to the mark. This book is one of the most complete reference coverage of weapons used during the American Revolution. I would give it five stars but one element, there is nothing on the Indian weaponry in this by: George C.

Neumann's book, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution, may well be one of the best books of its kind. Although the book may be a bit technical for the recreational history buff, its in-depth explanations and excellent photographs of weapons of the colonial period are invaluable to collectors and researching historians alike/5.

This book is one of the most complete reference coverage of weapons used during the American Revolution. I would give it five stars but one element, there is nothing on the Indian weaponry in this book.

Considering how many pages are devoted to bladed weaponry in this book, you might think that the author could add a tomahawk or two from /5(11). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. The American Revolution was an ideological and political revolution which occurred in colonial North America between and The American Patriots in the Thirteen Colonies defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War (–) with the assistance of France, winning independence from Great Britain and establishing the United States of America.

The American Revolution () was a rebellion by the colonies to win independence from Great Britain that led to the creation of the United States of America.

This guide provides access to digital materials and a print bibliography. The Revolutionary War (), also known as the American Revolution, arose from growing tensions between residents of Great Britain’s 13 North American colonies and the colonial government.

George C. Neumann's book, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution, may well be one of the best books of its kind. Although the book may be a bit technical for the recreational history buff, its in-depth explanations and excellent photographs of weapons of the colonial period are invaluable to collectors and researching historians alike.4/5(2).

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Neumann, George C. History of weapons of the American Revolution. New York, Harper & Row [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George C Neumann. New York: Bonanza Books, © Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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The American Revolution was fought—and won—with guns, and the weapons have become ingrained in U.S. culture, but the invention of firearms started long before. Supplying its troops with the weapons required to win the Revolutionary War was a critical, complex and ever-present issue for the new American nation.

When the war began inthere were few factories in America capable of producing firearms, swords and other weapons—let alone in the quantities necessary to sustain an army for several years.

George C. Neumann, The History of Weapons of the American Revolution, Harper & Row,First edition. Orange cloth hc with blue-stamped sword on front, large 8vo (23 cm), x, pp, profusely illustrated with drawings and bw photos.

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Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address 5/5(8). Kentucky Long Rifle was the weapon of choice for wilderness hunters and during the American Revolutionary War forming rifle corps and ranger outfits.

In 18th century warfare, there were two types of weapons carried into battle: the smooth-bore musket and the grove-bore rifle. Both had their strengths and weaknesses. The smooth bore musket could.

The History of Weapons of the American Revolution (from the PREFACE) The principal period covered begins with the flintlock's acceptance as the major military arm about and ends with America's emergence as a new nation in Most weapon types from this span of years saw service during the Revolutionary War.

The American Revolution: A History of Violence vision in what he calls the “first book on the American Revolution and the Revolutionary War to adopt violence as its central analytical and. The American Revolution saw the old and new on battlefields.

Forces on both sides used traditional weapons, but U.S. forces used new tactics to get an edge in battle. Read about the unique uniforms, deadly weapons, and gear used by British and U.S.

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As Satia dug deeper into Galton's history, her book became a much larger story of how warfare and firearm production was a hidden force in the Industrial Revolution, reshaping the British economy.