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By James H. Willbanks

The desktop gun―often known as the killing machine―revolutionized sleek floor wrestle, introduced an finish to the conventional infantry and cavalry cost, and adjusted the battlefields of battle forever.

• offers technical info on all major versions of computer weapons from their advent within the overdue 1800s to the present

• encompasses a finished reference part that lists the computer weapons in chronological order and offers an indication and an outline of the guns approach, together with features, quantity made, and different pertinent information

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