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Military Equipment by Era - Ancient Greek Military Equipment, Ancient Roman Legionary Equipment, Ancient Roman Military Equipment (Paperback) Loot Price: R793 Discovery Miles 7 930
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Military Equipment by Era - Ancient Greek Military Equipment, Ancient Roman Legionary Equipment, Ancient Roman Military Equipment (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 241. Not illustrated. Chapters: Ancient Greek Military Equipment, Ancient Roman Legionary Equipment, Ancient Roman Military Equipment, Future Military Equipment, Mesoamerican Military Equipment, Modern Military Equipment, Sling, Lorica Segmentata, Gladius, Baldric, Spatha, Pilum, Roman Military Personal Equipment, Javelin, Scutum, Pugio, Atlatl, Felin, Modern Equipment of the Bulgarian Land Forces, Macuahuitl, Tunic, Deployable Rapid Assembly Shelter, Linothorax, Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems, Manica, Dory, Dendra Panoply, Plumbata, Xiphos, Sarcina, Dassault Logiduc, Dassault-Sagem Slowfast, Future Soldier, Makhaira, Lorica Squamata, Balteus, Integrated Soldier System Project, Galea, Cornu, Braccae, Ancient Roman Military Clothing, Sudis, Clipeus, Advanced Combat Man System, Aspis, Lorica Hamata, Hasta, Greave, Kopis, Cestus, Buccina, Loculus, Xyston, Macana, 21st Century Soldier, Tepoztopilli, Verutum, Peltarion, Caligae, Spiculum, Projekt Tytan, Lorica Plumata, Roman Tuba, Pteruges, Fryctoria, Focale, Dolabra, Hemithorakion, Lancea, Spolas, Knemides. Excerpt: A sling is a projectile weapon typically used to throw a blunt projectile such as a stone. It is also known as the shepherd's sling. A sling has a small cradle or pouch in the middle of two lengths of cord. The sling stone is placed in the pouch. Both cords are held in the hand, then the sling is swung and one of the two cords is released. This frees the projectile to fly on a tangent to the circle made by the pouch's rotation. The sling derives its effectiveness by essentially extending the length of a human arm, thus allowing stones to be thrown several times farther than they could be by hand. The sling is very inexpensive, and easy to build. It has historically been used for hunting game and in combat. Today it still interests sportsmen as a survival tool and as an...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 242
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-87909-1
Barcode: 9781157879091
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-87909-8

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