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A Genius in the Family - Hiram Percy Maxim

A Genius in the FamilyHiram Percy Maxim

The biography of Hiram Maxim, as told by his son. Hiram Maxim was a distinguished engineer and inventor of the first recoil-powered machinegun, among other things.

A Genius in the Family
Hiram Percy Maxim
EHM Publishing , English
The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gu... - Martin Pegler

The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gu...Martin Pegler

The world’s first self-powered machine gun, the Maxim gun became a potent symbol of Victorian colonialism in the closing years of the 19th century. It was the brainchild of Sir Hiram Maxim, the American-born firearms inventor who founded th… more

The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun (Weapon)
Martin Pegler
Osprey Publishing , English