By Alexander Rose
George Washington insisted that his portrait be painted with one. Daniel Boone created a legend with one. Abraham Lincoln shot them at the White condo garden. And Teddy Roosevelt had his in particular customized.
In this first-of-its-kind ebook, historian Alexander Rose grants a colourful, engrossing biography of an American icon: the rifle. Drawing at the phrases of foot infantrymen, inventors, and presidents, in response to large new examine, and spanning from the Revolution to the current day, American Rifle is a balanced, splendidly unique background of the rifle and its position in American tradition.
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American Rifle: A Biography by Alexander Rose