Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars 1792-1815

Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars 1792-1815
Autor: Kevin F Kiley
Oprawa: twarda z obwolutą
Ilość stron: 320
Format: 160x240 mm
Wydawnictwo: Greenhill,Stackpole
ISBN: 9781853675836
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Napoleon was an artilleryman before he was an emperor. He understood the power and effectiveness of cannon and their ability to pulverise defences, reduce fortresses and destroy attacks. And, in return, the guns won Napoleon battles. In this detailed Kevin Kiley looks at artillery in use throughout the Napoleonic period. He examines Napoleon's own artillery as well as that employed by his enemies, and he evaluates the gunners' contribution to warfare in the period. By looking at particular battles in detail, Kevin Kiley shows just how the effective employment of artillery could tip the scales...

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