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.