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4 edition of Crossbow and overcast. found in the catalog.

Crossbow and overcast.

James McGovern

Crossbow and overcast.

  • 212 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • V-2 rocket.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG635.G3 M2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination279 p.
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5916998M
    LC Control Number64019976
    OCLC/WorldCa541069

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Get this from a library. Crossbow and overcast. [James McGovern] -- The dramatic story of Hitler's secret weapon, the V-2 rocket, and the struggle between the United States, Britain and Russia to capture the scientists who built it. Crossbow and overcast by McGovern, James, Publication date Topics V-2 rocket, World War, Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Terminology. A crossbowman or crossbow-maker is sometimes called an arbalist or arbalest.

Arrow, bolt and quarrel are all suitable terms for crossbow projectiles. The lath, also called the prod, is the bow of the dixsept.clubing to W.F.

Peterson, the prod came into usage in the 19th century as a result of mistranslating rodd in a 16th-century list of crossbow effects. Jan 01,  · I thought that Crossbow was a really good book. It kept me interested throughout the whole book.

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One of the most devastating weapons of the Middle Ages, the crossbow fired a inch bolt capable of piercing all but the strongest armor. This fascinating illustrated study traces its use in both medieval and modern times as a military and sporting weapon. It also covers related weapons, including balistas, catapults, and the Turkish bow.

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