Artillery an illustrated history of their impact

Автор: Jeff Kinard

Издательство: ABC Clio

Серия: Weapons and warfare

Год: 2007

Формат: PDF (Read online)

Страниц: 550 - 33 Mb

Язык: English

Anticipating hostilities, a dynamic military leader summons his finest engineers and craftsmen to develop new weapons. Two years later, those weapons lead to a decisive victory. The time is 24 centuries ago, the leader is Dionysus of Syracuse, and the weapons include tension-powered catapults—the earliest recorded artillery pieces deployed in battle.


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