Military Explosives - Chemical Synthesis and Testing (Hardcover)
Complete unabridged edition of the book by Major General Erasmus M. Weaver, U.S. Army (Chief of Coast Artillery). This book includes detailed laboratory procedures, formulas and techniques actually employed by the military for the synthesis, manufacture and testing of various high explosives, including chemical propellants. Also includes information about failed experiments and materials which proved unsuitable for field use. *Sold only for historical academic interest, as the synthetic methods and procedures specified are extremely hazardous and should never be attempted by anyone under any circumstances.