Discovering Artillery

Series: Shire Discovering (No. 123)
Paperback
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.