It is truly amazing that the Rifle has played such a pivotal role in American History.
Mr. Rose has earned his position by writing as interesting and as readable a book which has ever been penned on the subject.
I hard a hard time putting it down, and was always excited when I could pick it up and continue reading.
Make no mistake: this is a long, long, very long book. But it is also a very, very, very good book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by VoxS
This is an extraordinarily informative book about american legacy and how we as a country grew up with the rifle and pursuit of military superior and technology in the armories... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jeff
This book looks at American history through it's unique association with the rifle. Riflemen were instrumental with America's success in winning it's independence. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John Hooper
This definitive in depth history of the rifle is a must for anyone who truly wants to understand the subject. I received it as a gift about 5-years ago and have read it twice. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Stephen W. Nichols
My husband loves anything firearms related and ordered the book when he saw it along with Washington's Spies on the Alexander Rose page.Published 10 months ago by Teri Easterling
Part of the great story of the American Revolution is how the Colonists used their more accurate rifles, along with woodcraft learned from the Indians, to defeat the British... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Michael J. Edelman
Would recommend to history and gun enthusiast ---- I think he avoided making the book too technical. To me this was the level of detail I wanted............Published 14 months ago by John Blackwell
This is a book that describes how rifles evolved and ties that to the history of the United States from the time of the American War of Independence and all the way up to the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by N. Wallach