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A Timeline of Guns, Missiles, and Rockets
A Timeline of Guns, Missiles, and Rockets
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Capstone Interactive Accelerated Reader
Edge Books

A Timeline of Guns, Missiles, and Rockets

In ancient times, warriors threw spears or fired arrows from bows. Today soldiers shoot bullets from machine guns that fire up to 3,000 times a minute. Follow the steps in the process that led from spears and cannonballs to armor-piercing rockets and missiles that can strike targets on the other side of the world.

Lexile Level880L
ATOS Level6.1
Text TypeInformational Text
SubjectTechnology, History
Page Count32
SeriesMilitary Technology Timelines
Capstone Interactive eBook

Tim Cooke

Tim Cooke

Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years as an author and editor. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written widely about general history, including How to Change the World With a Ball of String (Scholastic, 2011).

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