Chronicles the life and death of Dr. Gerald Bull, inventor of the supergun and one of the greatest weapons experts in the world, who was murdered when he became involved in weapons dealing in the Middle East. Reprint.
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Book Description Seal Books. Unbound. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0770424864I5N00
Book Description Seal, 1991. No Binding. Book Condition: Very Good. mass market paperback, light wear, clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 179920
Book Description Seal, 1991. Mass Market. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Mass Market Paperback in good condition. Spine creasing, scuffing and edgewear. Tightly bound with an unmarked interior. "He was the brilliant scientist who revolutionized modern artillery with his "supergun". But Dr. Gerald Bull soon found himself in the sights of those willing to do anything to keep missiles out of Saddam Hussein's hands--even if it meant murder. "; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 335 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 6906
Book Description Seal Books - McClelland-Bantam Inc., Toronto, 1991. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Thus 1st Printing. Previous Owner Markings; Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers, Spine; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Slight Yellowing Due to Age; 2 Lines of "43" Stamped On Upper Edge. SUB-TITLE: Dr. Gerald Bull, Iraq and the Supergun. COVER PHOTOGRAPH: Flip Schulke. CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Prologue: Dreams that Cannot Die; Part I: Gleams and Glooms; Part II: Up and Doing; Part III: His Dream, His Passion, His Delight; Part IV: A Care that Almost Killed; Part V: The Wind Blows East; Part VI: Force Rules the World; Part VII: This Is the Arsenal; Part VIII: The Cataract of Death; Notes; Index. SYNOPSIS: A REAL-LIFE DR. STRANGELOVE . . . Dr. Bull died on a rainy spring evening in Brussels in March 1990, with five bullets in the back of his head. Was the assassin Israel's Mossad, the American CIA, Iran, or an agent in the pay of Saddam Hussein? Dr. Bull had been arguably the greatest gun scientist of the century. He was the quirky inventor of deadly accurate artillery sold to the highest bidder. But his dark obsession with a "doomsday gun," a fearsome cannon able to launch satellites into orbit, may have preordained his own death. ARMS AND THE MAN Author William Lowther takes us inside a world where one man's weapons breakthroughs can tilt the balance of world power, and where secret services scramble to keep the wrong weapons out of the "wrong" hands. William Lowther left England for Canada in 1963. He worked at the Toronto Star for five years, then moved to London to work for the Daily Mail. From 1978 to 1980 he was Washington Bureau Chief for Maclean's magazine, and since 1980 has pursued a freelance career. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001388