American Gun: A History Of The U.S. In Ten Firearms by Chris KyleAmerican Gun: A History Of The U.S. In Ten Firearms by Chris Kyle

American Gun: A History Of The U.S. In Ten Firearms

byChris Kyle

Paperback | May 27, 2014

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Drawing on his legendary firearms knowledge and combat experience, U.S. Navy SEAL and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper Chris Kyle dramatically chronicles the story of America—from the Revolution to the present—through the lens of ten iconic guns and the remarkable heroes who used them to shape history: the American long rifle, Spencer repeater, Colt .45 revolver, Winchester 1873 rifle, Springfield M1903 rifle, M1911 pistol, Thompson submachine gun, M1 Garand, .38 Special police revolver, and the M16 rifle platform Kyle himself used. American Gun is a sweeping epic of bravery, adventure, invention, and sacrifice.

Featuring a foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle and illustrated with more than 100 photographs, this new paperback edition features a bonus chapter, “The Eleventh Gun,” on shotguns, derringers, and the Browning M2 machine gun.

SEAL Team 3 Chief Chris Kyle (1974-2013) was awarded two Silver Stars, five Bronze Stars with Valor, and numerous other citations. Following four combat tours in Iraq, he became chief instructor for training Naval Special Warfare sniper teams. He is the author ofAmerican Gun: A History of the U.S. in Ten Firearms. A native Texan, Kyle ...
Title:American Gun: A History Of The U.S. In Ten FirearmsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062242725

ISBN - 13:9780062242723

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book for gun lovers This was an interesting read. It gave me an insight into American history that I had not seen before.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from American Gun Very well written and researched. Very entertaining and informative, with references to actual people using the weapons in actual conflicts.
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”An entertaining gallop through history.”