Ever wondered how the bazooka got its name? Or why we needed carrier pigeons in combat? Well, look no further - accomplished actor and long time Marine Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey has the answers to these questions and many more! Fans will immediately recognize and enjoy Ermey's singular in-your-face voice in this extraordinary book. History buffs, too, will find much to admire: His arsenal of deadly hardware runs the gamut from ancient rock-slinging catapults to razor-sharp samurai swords to hard-hitting Civil War artillery. And, of course, the book will appeal to veterans, servicmen and women, and those with family or friends in the armed forces, as well as anyone interested in learning more about these courageous individuals. Loaded with remarkable photos, fascinating historical anecdotes, and interviews with top experts and active duty-warriors, Mail Call is everything you ever wanted to know about military technology - past, present, and future. Oohrah!
·By R. Lee Ermey