Tear Gas Munitions: An Analysis of Commercial Riot Gas Guns, Tear Gas Projectiles, Grenades, Small Arms Ammunition, and Related Tear Gas Devices. Thomas F. Swearengen.
Tear Gas Munitions: An Analysis of Commercial Riot Gas Guns, Tear Gas Projectiles, Grenades, Small Arms Ammunition, and Related Tear Gas Devices

Tear Gas Munitions: An Analysis of Commercial Riot Gas Guns, Tear Gas Projectiles, Grenades, Small Arms Ammunition, and Related Tear Gas Devices

Springfield: Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, (1966). First Edition. Black & white photographs, diagrams. Full cloth. Quarto. xxvi, 569 pages. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Bound in rust colored cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine title. Shallow bumps to lower fore corners of boards, hint of soil to jacket spine.

INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Swearengen on front free endpaper. A detailed textbook for police on various non-lethal weapons available to maintain the public peace. Published at a time of increasing civil unrest in the 1960s, when it was also understood that "the use of firearms cannot be tolerated in dealing with civil disturbances.". Signed by Author.

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Price: $300

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