The Hand Grenade
80 page book.
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Author: Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrator: Johnny Shumate, Alan Gilliland
About this Product
Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of modern warfare, and has now found its way into law-enforcement arsenals too. Featuring specially commissioned full-colour artwork and an array of revealing photographs of grenades in use and in close-up, this engaging study explores and assesses the origins, development, combat use, and lasting legacy of the formidable military hand grenade.
- Development: A universal weapon
- Use: Grenades in combat
- Impact: Assessing the hand grenade's influence