May25

The Siege of Landau

At 77 days from its investment on September 9 to its capitulation on November 25,

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Sheldon Clare
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May18

Cannons and Gunpowder

The smoothbore cannon, first appearing in the early 14th century in Europe,

 

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Dr James B. Calvert
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Forts Carillon & Ticonderoga

Of all the fascinating and noteworthy historic sites to see in the Lake Champlain/Lake George region,

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James P. Millard
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Siege of Ankara Castle

In 1402, the deadly confrontation between two great Turkish sovereigns, between Timur and Sultan Bayezid

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Apr21

Artillery through the ages

Looking at an old-time cannon, most people are sure of just one thing: the shot came out of the front end.

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