The Romance of War Inventions A Description of Warships, Guns, Tanks, Rifles, Bombs, and Other Instruments and Munitions of Warfare, How They Were Invented & How They Are Employed
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The Romance of War Inventions A Description of Warships, Guns, Tanks, Rifles, Bombs, and Other Instruments and Munitions of Warfare, How They Were Invented & How They Are Employed

By Thomas W. Corbin
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    • Transcriber's Note
  • THE ROMANCE OF WAR INVENTIONS
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • CHAPTER I HOW PEACEFUL ARTS HELP IN WAR
    • CHAPTER II GUNPOWDER AND ITS MODERN EQUIVALENTS
    • CHAPTER III RADIUM IN WAR
    • CHAPTER IV A GOOD SERVANT, THOUGH A BAD MASTER
    • CHAPTER V MINES, SUBMARINE AND SUBTERRANEAN
    • CHAPTER VI MILITARY BRIDGES
    • CHAPTER VII WHAT GUNS ARE MADE OF
    • CHAPTER VIII MORE ABOUT GUNS
    • CHAPTER IX THE GUNS THEY USE IN THE NAVY
    • CHAPTER X SHELLS AND HOW THEY ARE MADE
    • CHAPTER XI WHAT SHELLS ARE MADE OF
    • CHAPTER XII MEASURING THE VELOCITY OF A SHELL
    • CHAPTER XIII SOME ADJUNCTS IN THE ENGINE ROOM
    • CHAPTER XIV ENGINES OF WAR
    • CHAPTER XV DESTROYERS
    • CHAPTER XVI BATTLESHIPS
    • CHAPTER XVII HOW A WARSHIP IS BUILT
    • CHAPTER XVIII THE TORPEDO
    • CHAPTER XIX WHAT A SUBMARINE IS LIKE
    • CHAPTER XX THE STORY OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY
    • CHAPTER XXI WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY IN WAR
    • CHAPTER XXII MILITARY TELEGRAPHY
    • CHAPTER XXIII HOW WAR INVENTIONS GROW
    • CHAPTER XXIV AEROPLANES
    • CHAPTER XXV THE AERIAL LIFEBOAT
    • INDEX
      • Transcriber's Note
    • Transcriber's Note
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