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Wonder Weapons (Paperback): Epimetheus Christer Hiram
Wonder Weapons (Paperback): Epimetheus Christer Hiram

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Wonder Weapons (Paperback)

Epimetheus Christer Hiram

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A wonder weapon is any very advanced form of weaponry whose design, production or deployment in the field of battle is impractical or ill-timed. Such weapons are radical departures from, or improvements of, the arms or machinery used at the time and are often intended to turn the tide of a current conflict. These weapons are either never completed, or are introduced near the end of hostilities in limited capacity so the expectations far exceed the results.The term is a calque of the German word Wunderwaffen, which was coined during World War II. Amongst Germans, it was abbreviated into "Wuwa" /vu va/, which belittled these projectThe secrecy surrounding the development of new weapons sometimes conflicts with the weapon developers' hype of new products, resulting in common advancements being mislabelled as wonder weapons.

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Imprint: Placpublishing
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Editors: Epimetheus Christer Hiram
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-6138729563
Barcode: 9786138729563
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
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LSN: 6138729560

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