History of Rocketry and Space Travel

Wernher Von Braun's book "History of Rocketry and Space Travel" co written by he and Frederick I. Ordway III is the defining book on the subject written by the man who pioneered rocketry with the World War II V2 missile program and who was whisked away to the United States to spearhead the fledgling US ...

A Four Bore Rifle or Four

The four bore rifle was the largest shoulder fired rifle ever made. These were the dangerous game stopping rifles of the black powder era although they were on the large side even for that. The more common elephant rifle was the eight bore. When we talk about a "bore" rifle we are simply referring to ...