The Social History of the Machine Gun

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The introduction of the machine gun in the late twentieth century revolutionized the conduct of war- gone were the days of leisurely tactics and "civilized" warfare. Though the traditional officer class were at first slow to grasp its potential, it wasn't long before the powerful new weapon made its mark. John Ellis' classic study shows how influential the machine gun was in the American Civil War, in creating the European Colonies in Africa and, above all, in the First World War. Beyond this, he shows the equally revolutionary social and moral impact of a weapon could kill so many, so fast.

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