|The History of the Machine Gun|
National Geographic Society
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At the center of every armed conflict of the 20th Century, the machine gun has been a tool of conquest - and of liberation.
Everywhere, it has unleashed consequences its creators never imagined. This is the history of one of the worlds deadliest inventions, a story of technological innovation, industrial revolution, and political power.
Machine Gun: History Down the Barrel of a Gun, is a sweeping look at the rise of the American empire.