Firepower: Weapons Effectiveness On The Battlefield, 1630- 1750

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Firepower: Weapons Effectiveness On The Battlefield, 1630-
  • Hardcover
  • 174 pages
  • Firepower: Weapons Effectiveness On The Battlefield, 1630- 1750
  • B.P. Hughes
  • English
  • 03 August 2017
  • 1885119399

10 thoughts on “Firepower: Weapons Effectiveness On The Battlefield, 1630- 1750

  1. Checkman says:

    A rather unusual work similar to John Keegan s classic, The Face of Battle. The author sets out to look at blackpowder weaponry, and it s effectiveness, on the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century fields of battle with the eye of the forensic scientist It is a sucsessful endeavor.The book is lavishly illustrated with drawings from various military training manuals from the time as well as modern photos illustrating the difficulty of accurately using a smoothbore cannon against advancing tro A rather unusual work similar to John Keegan s classic, The Face of Battle. The author sets out to look at blackpowder weaponry, and it s effectiveness, on the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century fields of battle with the eye of the forensic scientist It is a sucsessful endeavor.The book is lavishly illustrated with drawings from various military training manuals from the time as well as modern photos illustrating the difficulty of accurately using a smoothbore cannon against advancing troops.This is not a general history of the armies of this time It does not concern itself with the social aspects of the armies or their respective societies An excellent companion for Christopher Duffy s workThe Military Experience in the Age of ReasonThis book concerns itself with the physical effects of the weaponry on the battlefield proper, both strengths and weaknesses.While a trifle dry in parts it manages to keeps one s interest and is an intelligently written work Though something of a specialist work it is a great contribution to the study of military history from the Age of Reason through the Napoleonic Wars It even has a place as an addendum in an American Civil War collection since so many of the weapons and tactics examined were still being used in the 1860 s A good addition to one s collection

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