The Guns of John Moses Browning: The Remarkable Story of the Inventor Whose Firearms Changed the World
ISBN: 1982129212
EAN13: 9781982129217
Language: English
Publication Date: May 25, 2021
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Guns of John Moses Browning: The Remarkable Story of the Inventor Whose Firearms Changed the World

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The first major biography of the Thomas Edison of guns, John Moses Browning, a visionary inventor who designed the modern handgun and whose awe-inspiring array of firearms helped ensure victory in numerous American wars and found an important place in American culture.

Few people are aware that John Moses Browning--a tall, humble, cerebral man born in 1855 and raised as a Mormon in the American West--was the mind behind many of the world-changing firearms that dominated more than a century of conflict. He invented the crucial design used in virtually all modern pistols, created the most popular hunting rifles and shotguns, and conceived the machine guns that proved decisive not just in World Wars I and I but nearly every major military action since. Yet few in America knew his name until he was into his sixties.

Now, author Nathan Gorenstein brings firearms inventor John Moses Browning to vivid life in this riveting and revealing biography. Embodying the tradition of self-made, self-educated geniuses (like Lincoln and Edison), Browning was able to think in three dimensions (he never used blueprints) and his gifted mind produced everything from the famous Winchester 30-30 hunting rifle to the awesomely effective machine guns used by every American aircraft and infantry unit in World War I. The British credited Browning's guns with helping to win the Battle of Read More chevron_right

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