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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


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Statementby W.E. May and A.N. Kennard ; drawings by John Munday.
ContributionsKennard, A. N.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 22p., xvip. of plates :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13713489M

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"From the respected author who brought us Civil War Pistols of the Union, Carbines of the U.S. Cavalry and several other fine works covering this era comes a fascinating work covering Civil War Small Arms of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, while heightening our understanding that Naval small arms saw considerable action in this conflict.5/5(1). Ever since a caveman threw a sharp rock and another raised a shield to stop it, arms and armour have been at the heart of warfare and conflict. The Naval and Military Press publishes a range of titles covering the whole story of weaponry both offensive and defensive from medieval swords, spears, shields and body armour to modern tanks, guns and ammo. Whatever your interest in . The particular needs of naval close-quarter combat produced distinctive versions of axes, pikes and cutlasses (not to mention the great variety of officers' fighting, presentation and dress swords) and this book surveys in full detail the whole gamut of such weapons as used in the Royal Navy and the new naval service of the United States/5(2).   Before he co-wrote Swords for Sea Service Commander May wrote a smaller book on the naval weapons in All the swords and dirks in this smaller book also appear in the larger Swords for Sea Service title. Also included is an original signed letter from the author to another Naval Officer and author, one Commander Stapleton. Price for booklet and letter £10 .

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