We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Christmas Presents
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > History Revealed > February 2016 > Snapshots

Snapshots

TIME CAPSULE

THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

1933 BULLET PROOF

On 6 February 1933, Chicago Police test a new defence in the war against violent crime – an iron shield. The flaws, however, are hard to avoid. The thick plate is heavy to carry around and yet it’s not big enough to cover the whole body of the under-fire cop, so can only be used while crouching behind it. Moreover, commercially sold bulletproof vests have been around since the mid-19th century, so it seems this shield isn’t the crime-preventing game-changer the Chicago cops hope it will be.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of History Revealed - February 2016
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - February 2016
£4.99
Or 499 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.76 per issue
SAVE
63%
£2.99
Or 299 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.69 per issue
SAVE
33%
£34.99
Or 3499 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.77 per issue
SAVE
25%
£17.99
Or 1799 points

View Issues

About History Revealed

The February 2016 issue of History Revealed
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points