Discovering Artillery

By Robert Wilkinson-Latham
(Shire, Paperback, 9780852637074, 72pp.)

Publication Date: September 23, 2008

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Description

Artillery has been an important part of the armament of the British and European armies since the fourteenth century. This book describes the development of artillery from the primitive pot-de-fer of 1326 and other early cannons to the larger firing equipment of the First World War. Covering a wide range of artillery such as field, horse, mountain, coastal and naval, plus additional advice on model making, Discovering Artillery provides a fascinating survey of a significant aspect of military history.




About the Author

Robert Wilkinson-Latham specializes in military uniforms and weapons and has written many books covering a variety of historical periods. His previous works for include the highly acclaimed Napoleon's Artillery for Osprey Publishing.

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