By John O'Bryan
Someday a prehistoric man picked up a rock and threw it at anything. And the heritage of guns started. Comedy author and weapon nerd John O'Bryan relays the freaky highlights of man's centuries-old obsession with weaponry. He hilariously explains the mace, the morning famous person, and the fellow catcher, whereas conveying real information regarding each one weapon: its historical past, makes use of, and badass capability. Flipping via history's highlights, readers will find out about Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and the "peaceful" Shaolin priests. This final compendium of remarkable guns supplies the entire unusually actual information certain to galvanize anyone who's ever made a gun with their arms and stated, "PEW-PEW-PEW!"
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A History of Weapons: Crossbows, Caltrops, Catapults & Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up by John O'Bryan