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Artillery Through the Ages: A Short Illustrated History of Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used in America
Artillery Through the Ages: A Short Illustrated History of Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used in America
 
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 1949
Pages: 92
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 0788107453

Description
 
Albert C. Manucy. A description of types of artillery used in warfare throughout history, including the ancient engines of war; gunpowder introduced to Europe; the bombards; 16th century cannon; the 17th century & Gustavus Adolphus; the 18th century; U.S. guns of the early 1800s; rifling; the Civil War; & the change to modern artillery. Also includes the characteristics of cannon; projectiles; tools; the practice of gunnery; glossary; & selected bibliography. Many of the types of cannon described in this book may be seen in areas of the National Park system; some parks with especially fine collections are listed. Illustrated with detailed drawings.

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