Firearms and Ballistics

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BOLTON-KING, Rachel; Schulze, Johan;

Chapter 7 of the book entitled 'Practical Veterinary Forensics' aims to introduce forensic veterinarians to the scientific concepts underpinning the field of firearms and ballistics. This introduction will enable practitioners to understand wound formation depending on ... View more
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